Thank you for visiting our Meet our Students page! Here you will find our 2019 recipients, and by visiting the links below, you can view the recipients’ photo page, read the press release, or read essays submitted by our outstanding 2015, 2016,2017, 2018 and 2019 applicants!

2019 D4TS Tourette Syndrome Scholarship Recipients

The 2019 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship  – $1000

Taylore Ashton

Awarded to Taylore Mary Elizabeth Ashton, Brady, TX

As an incoming freshman this year, Taylore is pursuing her Animal Science Degree at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.  She is very involved in her community. Taylore created an equine therapy program for at-risk children in her home town, and teaches healthy cooking and eating to elementary after school program students, 4-H members, and local adults. She was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at age 13.

The 2019 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship – $1000

Sean Blatter

Awarded to Sean Matthew Blatter, Granada Hills, CA

Sean will be majoring in Entrepreneurship at Loyola Marymount University, in Los Angeles, CA, as a freshman this fall.  Sean was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome when he was only seven years old. Sean has a calling for leadership positions. He was class president during his freshman and sophomore school years. He also earned the Ronald Reagan Library Leadership Award, attended Boy’s State, was involved in Key Club, and maintained grades on the honor roll.

The 2019 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship Sponsored by The Brad Cohen Tourette Foundation – $1000

Drew Guise

Awarded to Andrew Joseph Guise, Eureka, MO

Andrew is attending University of Missouri in Columbia, MO as a senior this year. He earned a 4.0 GPA while majoring in Elementary Education. In St. Louis Community College, he was a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society program.  Andrew also aided his community church by being involved in worship leading and serving on a mission trip at “The Micah Project” in Honduras. He was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at age eight.

The 2019 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship – $1000

Jason Ingerick

Awarded to Jason Bumbarger Ingerick, Arden, NC

Jason is a third-year recipient and is attending Northeastern University, Boston, MA as a junior, and continuing his major in Chemistry with a minor in Mathematics and Biology. Jason wants to attend medical school and become a surgeon. He has spent many hours shadowing specialty doctors and surgeons in preparation for whats to come. This future medical student also reserves time to serve as an after-school tutor, where he tutors middle school children in a supportive after-school program. He also volunteered as Team Leader in a Wine to Water Program for a week-long immersive living and volunteering experience – to assist the program in providing clean water access to the community in Dominican Republic. Jason was diagnosed with Tourettes at age nine.

The 2019 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship – $1000

Breanna Lozano

Awarded to Breanna Luisa Lozano, San Antonio, TX

Breanna is attending the University of Texas at Austin, in Austin, TX as a freshman. Her major is in Government. Breanna has an extensive list of academic accomplishments and honors. She was Vice President of Public Relations, National Honor Society from 2018 to 2019. In 2017, she was the editor of ¿Qué Pasó? – a Spanish Newspaper. In sports, she was the Top Gun Volleyball Team Captain/Libero from 2015 to 2018. These are just a few of her accomplishments! Breanna was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at age eight.

The 2019 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship – $1000

Maks Marciniak

Awarded to Maksymilian Marciniak, Arlington Heights, IL

Maksymilian will be attending University of Illinois Springfield in Springfield, IL, and majoring in Cybersecurity, more specifically Information Systems Security. Besides computer science, Maks is also interested in education, wrestling and communication. He was varsity captain of his wrestling team for four years. He was also involved in his high school announcements, as an anchor and the lead editor. In his church, he teaches faith classes for junior high students in preparation for Confirmation. Maks was diagnosed with Tourettes at four years old.

The 2019 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship – $1000

Cora Rasmussen

Awarded to Cora Mae Rasmussen, Lubbock, TX

Cora will be attending Brigham Young University located in Provo, UT. She will be entering as freshman in pursuit of her degree in Family Life: Human Development. She was awarded as an Honors AP Scholar and National Merit Commended. Cora also enjoys helping out the community. She has volunteered at South Plains Food Bank Summer of Sharing as well as Christ in the Arts Community Night, just to name a few. When Cora is not busy with school or helping out the community she enjoys the art of classical ballet. Cora was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at age 12.

The 2019 Dollars 4 Tic Scholars Tourette Syndrome Scholarship Sponsored by AHEPA Chapter #487 – $1000

Jeremiah Zimmerman

Awarded to Jeremiah Randall Harold Zimmerman, Lincoln, NE

Jeremiah will be going into his freshman year at Dakota State University in Madison, SD, studying Exercise Science. He enjoys playing baseball and basketball. Jeremiah was awarded the Scholar Athlete Award three years in the roll (2015-2017). He has dedicated much of his free time volunteering. Jeremiah has volunteered at canned food drives, performed at retirement homes,  and has been a People’s City Mission Volunteer and Children’s Church volunteer. At age nine, Jeremiah was diagnosed with Tourettes Syndrome.