The National Alliance Awards 24 Scholarships

June 17, 2010

The National Alliance recently presented 24 scholarships to National Association of Insurance Women (NAIW) members at its 69th Annual Convention held in Arlington, Va. The CIC, CRM, CISR, and CSRM scholarships were awarded at a special recognition ceremony at the convention on June 11, 2010.

Each scholarship grants full tuition to one program conducted by The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. Danielle D. Janecka, senior vice president of The National Alliance, made the presentations. “The National Alliance has partnered with NAIW to award these scholarships to deserving NAIW members,” Janecka said. “The recipients are all actively involved in the insurance industry and committed to advanced education.”

The scholarships awarded were as follows:

CIC Update Scholarship

Adrianne M. Coe, CIC, CISR, AAI, CPIW (Stevenson & Co. Inc., Pittsfield, Mass.)

CIC Scholarship

Sarah Bailey (Acadia Insurance Co., Westbrook, Maine)

Michele Richmond, AAI (Caton-Hosey Insurance, Port Orange, Fla.)

Melissa Lawrence, CPSR (Mullin & Co., Ormond Beach, Fla.)

Carla J. Moore, CISR, AAI, AIS, CPIW (Summers Thompson Lowry Inc., Chapel Hill, N.C.)

Lisa Pembrook, CPIW (Messer-Bowers Co., Oklahoma City, Okla.)

CRM Scholarships

Jon D. Curtis, CISR, PE (Curtis Insurance Agency Inc., Killington, Vt.)

Stacey W. Campo, CISR (The Hartford, Katy, Texas)

Elisa Paylor, CIC, CPIW (Darling’s Agency, Brewer, Maine)

CISR Update Scholarships

Kristina E. Donaldson, CISR, CPIW (Messer-Bowers Co., Enid, Okla.)

Carol S. Colton, CISR, AAI, CPIW (Clark Insurance, Portland, Maine)

CISR Scholarships

Carla Pfannenstiel (IMA, Wichita, Kan.)

Edna Y. Garza (Idaho Surveying & Rating Bureau Inc., Meridian, Idaho)

Kathryn A. Klucas (Robert A. Schneider Agency, Minneapolis, Minn.)

Karen A. Dimock (Special Risks, Sterling Heights, Mich.)

Kate Houston, CIC, CPIW, DAE (W.J. Wheeler Insurance Agency, South Paris, Maine)

CISR OnLine Scholarships

Taffy F. Troup, AIS, CPIW, DAE (Roanoke, Ind.)

Deborah S. Leffall, CPIW (All Lines Inc., Spokane, Wash.)

Natalie Rogers (Messer-Bowers Co., Enid, Okla.)

Matthew Philip, AIS, API, CPIM, CPSR (Gulfshore Insurance Inc., Naples, Fla.)

Alicia Brauer (Burnett & Co. Inc., New Orleans, La.)

Cheryl Rushing, CIC (Brown & Brown of Florida Inc., Naples, Fla.)

CSRM Scholarships

LeeAnn M. Clark, CISR, AIS (Hart, McConahy & Martz Inc., Erie, Pa.)

Johnnie Mae Hall Gaston (Insure USA Insurance Agency, Lithonia, Ga.)

Source: The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research,

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