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Student Spotlight

Olivia Hippely

Olivia Hippely is a sophomore at the University of Mount Union, where is majoring in accounting and minoring in business administration. She is a recipient of the RESCH Scholarship. Outside of the classroom, Olivia is employed as an administrative assistant at Cowgill & Company, an accounting and bookkeeping firm in Canton, Ohio. She also enjoys her second job feeding two horses, Fancy and Kizzi. In the future, Olivia hopes to one day become a successful tax accountant.

Amanda Liggitt

Amanda Liggitt is a second-year exercise science major at the University of Mount Union. She is a recipient of the RESCH scholarship. During the time she is not in class, she works with the Raider’s wresting team and participates in activities as a member of the exercise science club. Her passion for exercise science stems from her desire to find employment as an occupational therapist. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree, she plans to work as a science writer to help explain news in terms that are more fitting to the public’s understanding. Eventually, after matriculating through school, she plans to graduate with a master’s degree in occupational therapy.

Yiannoula Katsadas

With the help of a Marion G. Resch Foundation Scholarship, Yiannoula Katsadas was able to attend Westminster College where she received a solid education under inspiring mentors, developed friendships for a lifetime and established a pathway for success. Yiannoula, who double-majored in business administration and marketing and professional sales, earned her Bachelor of Science degree in May 2021 from the liberal arts college in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. In addition to taking courses related to her majors, classes such as Stage Design and Graphic Design gave her the tools to become a more well-rounded marketer. Active within the student body, Yiannoula was a member of the Phi Mu fraternity, served as public relations chair for the national communications honorary Lambda Pi Eta and was a member of the Student Government Association. She also held many executive council positions on campus. Yiannoula worked as an intern for Diversity Employment Services where she helped develop website. She is currently applying to graduate school.

Annalisa Echevarria

Annalisa Echevarria is a junior at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, where she is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations. She hopes to work in the field of social media, a branch of public relations, after graduation. A former participant and counselor in the Marion G. Resch Foundation’s Bright Futures summer camp program at Westminster, Annalisa was also awarded a Marion G. Resch Foundation Scholarship to attend the Western Pennsylvania college. She also earned the Elizabeth Nixon Memorial Scholarship, awarded annually to junior public relation majors who demonstrate exceptional promise in public relations and journalism. At Westminster, Annalisa is an active member of the campus community and is a member of the marching band’s color guard and the Phi Mu sorority. She also serves as vice president of Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). She is completing an internship with lifestyle blogger and social media influencer Sarah Scoop.

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