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2022 NICA Foundation Scholarship Recipients Have Been Selected

Congratulations to our Recipients:

25th Anniversary Scholarship – Olivia Owens
Coca-Cola CCE Scholarship – Devin Coffman
Regional Councils' Scholarship – Kylie Kastl
Hall of Fame Scholarship – Sam Beach
Leadership Scholarship – Kennedy Tutak
Arthur Pokorny Visionary Scholarships – Hailey Miller and Lauren Distad
Fare Foods Visionary Scholarship  Macey Kenna
Hummel Group Visionary Scholarship  Savannah Grout
Norma Jean & Edgar Sivori Visionary Scholarship – Lilly Underberg
McConnell Family Visionary Scholarship – Gage Morgenstern
Visionary Scholarship – Autumn McDaniel
Entrepreneurial Scholarships – Allessia Ukmar, Kahner Hartley, and Sahian Saucedo Esquivel
Inspirational Scholarships – Estella Collmer and Alissa Rockwell

“We are confident that our Scholarship Recipients and Applicants will do great things with their education in our Industry and/or on their own individual path,” NICA Foundation President Audrey Poole said. “This Scholarship Program is the foundation for future students to learn, grow, and THRIVE!”

Thank you to the 2022 Scholarship Program Sponsors: Arthur Pokorny, Barb Wilson Enterprises; Coca-Cola; Laura and Ron Porter, Fare Foods; Phil Teague, Hummel Group; Lawrence Sivori, Sivori Catering; and James and Larry McConnell, CCE, McConnell Concessions. The additional fundraising efforts of the NICA Foundation Board of Trustees, NICA Past Presidents and Board of Directors, the NICA Regional Councils and the NICA Membership help to ensure this program truly makes a difference in the lives of our young people.

To learn more and help support the NICA Foundation Scholarship Program, please visit

Applications for the 2023 Scholarship Program will be available in early Spring 2023.

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