LVRR Awards $24K in Scholarships

Lehigh Valley Road Runners is pleased to announce our 2016 scholarship recipients. As always, it is a daunting task to sieve through the high quality applicants and select our winners each year. This year proved no different. We wish all of our applicants a successful college career as you embark on this new chapter in your lives.

We will present the awards to our recipients at our July Summer Series 5K on Wednesday, July 6th.


Ed Thompson Memorial Scholarship ($2000)

Ryan Paradise – Ryan will be attending Lehigh University to study Engineering.

Nicole Reinhart Memorial Scholarship (($2000)

No recipient in 2016.

LVRR Club Scholarship ($2000)

Devon Fogel (Notre Dame Green Pond) – Devon will be attending Moravian College to become a physical therapist.

Lauren Drabenstott (William Allen) – Lauren will be attending New York University and is considering studying environmental science.

Brooke Schaffer (Emmaus) – Brooke will be attending Penn State University to study Hospitality Management.

LVRR Scholarship ($4000)

Kevin Lapsansky (Easton) – Kevin will be attending Temple University to study Finance.

Calvin Schneck (Whitehall) – Calvin will be attending Lafayette College and study Mechanical Engineering.

Katie Bacher (Emmaus) – Katie will be attending Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she will study Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Mikayla Stoudt (Parkland) – Mikayla will be attending East Carolina University and will be studying Excercise Science and minoring in Spanish.