Annette Rachman Scholarship

Buffalo native Annette Rachman began her studies at the University at Buffalo and spent most of her professional career as a dietitian at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. She designated that the bulk of her estate be used to provide scholarships for graduate nutrition students with a GPA or 3.0 or higher.

Candidates may apply for the scholarship twice and are selected by the faculty of the Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences.

Past Winners

2016: 
Abigail Benson, David Byrwa, Xiaowen Ding, Anna Ensslin, Amy Fromm, Alexander Gavronsky, Sophie Gosselin, Rachel Grimm, Alaina Hoschke, Tina Jernatowski, Anthony Juritsch, Jordan Kowalczewski, Emilie Liddle, Autumn Limegrover, Elizabeth Machnica, Joyce Mathew, Rachel Michno, Lijuan Mi, Cheryl Movsesian, Faria Nateghi Hareh Dasht, Rachel Neilans, Ann Marie Nowicki, Jacqueline Page, Richard Rambuss, Ashley Re, Amy Reinhard, Leah Rothschild, Benjamin Ruth, Megan Sabourin, Lauren Slivka, Mingmei Tian, Yi-Ting Tsai, Ryan Zimmerman
2015: Conor Bennett, Catherine Brown, David Byrwa, Natalie  Carroll, Huiru Chang, Christopher Chapman, Courtney Gallagher, Alexander Gavronsky, Christopher Gugliuzza, Dana Ingebretson, Anthony Juritsch, Melissa Kopf, Joyce Liang, Jie Liu, Elizabeth Machnica, Jaclyn Masci, Rebecca McKeown, Zhusong Miao, Matthew Morris, Cheryl Movsesian, Xufang Mu, Alyson  Onyon, Jacqueline Page, Kristen Perrella, Michaela Phillips, Annelise Quinn, Richard Rambuss, Jenna Rath, Ashley Re, Kassie Sadino, Jessica Scordino, Kaitlyn Summers, Mingmei Tian, Rhianna Wagner, Hsing-chun Wang, Yixin Wang, Christina Weston, Zuojun Wu
2014: Catherine Ayers, Conor Bennett, Meredith Bilsky, Natalie Carroll, Stacy Cavagnaro, Huiru Chang, Ching-Wei Chen, Carmelinda Clark-Bouchard, Emma Denton, Cory Dungan, Rebecca Eidt, Courtney Gallagher, Christopher Gugliuzza, Dana Ingebretson, Erika Kline, Meghan Kort, Martin Kretz, Christina Lee, Zhuyun Li, Joyce Liang, Jie Liu, Jaclyn Masci, Harry Marsales, Matthew Morris, Xufang Mu, Heidi Nielson, Brittney Patera, Chelsea Peitz, Tierra Prichard, Alyssa Simon, Danielle Sommers, Jill Stepanik, Kristin Vanhouten, Catherine Vroome, Christine Walsh, Hsign-chun Wang, Yixin Wang, Kara Winter, Zuojun Wu, Xiaofan Xu
2013: Corinne Aia, Catherine Ayers, Bradley Carrier, Lily Chen, Carmelinda Clark-Bouchard, Cory Dungan, Rebecca Eidt, Yee Von Gan, Adam Graczyk, Carolyn Henry, Donald Joyce, Nida Kased, Alyssa Kelley, Kathryn Kotlarz, Martin Kretz, Laura Lesch, Zhuyun Li, Lisa Lietaert, Kathryn Lynch, Eileen Maher, Harry Marsales, Sarah McKenna, Priya Mehra, Brittney Patera, Chelsea Peitz, Lindsey Phillips, Shulamit Shechter, Shelley Talpas, Ashlie Tam, Eugene Thalmann, Shin Wen, Kara Winter, Xiaofan Xu, Troimen Yang, Sophia Zigouras
2012: Lini Alappat, Amber Badeau, Erica Brown, Bradley Carrier, Lily Chen, Puja Gosai, Adam Graczyk, John Griffin, Carolyn Henry, Katlyn Hutchings, Kavita Jadhav, Donald Joyce, Nida Kased, Kathryn Lynch, Joshua Makar, Thomas McCarthy, Moreen Nickerson, Cindy Olvina, Natalie Peckham, Lindsey Phillips, Joseph Quackenbush, Katelyn Quick, Erin Reicks, Leah Scarborough, Shulamit Shechter, Ton Sumpaongoen, Christine Swoboda, Ashlie Tam, Kristina Tomasello, Shin Wen, Rachel White, Troimen Yang
2011: Kelli Archer, Amber Badeau, Milind Chaudhari, Hannah Clark, Mary Clausen, Kristen Gill, Puja Gosai, Marc Halpern, Emily Harris, Lynda Hart, Kavita Jadhav, Nitya Reddy Jakka, Lindsey Kane, Christina Kasprzak, Rachel Kirsch, Allison LaCarte, Maya Lambiase, Nicole Lemcke, Judy Liang, Hung-Wen Liu, Eileen Maher, Joshua Makar, Thomas McCarthy, Hongmin Mui, Mingming Pan, Natalie Peckham, Suresh Pendem, Dennis Pollow, Joseph Quackenbush, Julie Rivest, Pooya Rostami, Qian Sun, Christine Swoboda, Kristina Tomasello, Li-Yuan Wang, Abby Wetzel, Katie Wixom, Christina Yi, Siyuan Yu, Danyue Zhang
2010: Kelli Archer, Katherine Balantekin, Lori Bendersky, Aleksandra Bykowska, Milind Chaudhari, Mary Clausen, Anna Deskov, Jill Eysaman, Elfego Galvan, John Griffin, Lana Holden, Karena Johnson, Christina Kasprzak, Rachel Kirsch, Allison LaCarte, Maya Lambiase, Nicole Lemcke, Lisa Leuchner, Hung-Wen Liu, HongMin Mui, Elizabeth Myrick, Julianne Ohman, Suresh Pendem, Dennis Pollow Jr., Kelly Recupero, Stephanie Rosenburgh, Meghan Ross, Leah Scarborough, Jocelyn Sefton, Negar Shivaei, Qian Sun, Mayur Virarkar, Christina Yi, Siyuan Yu, Danyue Zhang
2009: Lini Alappat, Matthew Andrus, Katherine Balantekin, Heather Barry, Rachel Bartalone, Abby Becker, Lori Bendersky, Amanda Bianchi, Aleksandra Bykowska, Mandy Chan, Wanchun Chan, Erika Clark, Ryan Crotin, Mick Ellis, Alison Elmo, Jill Eysaman, April Ferrentino, Angela Gallagher, Elfego Galvan, Wei Gao, Marc Halpern, Cory Hancock, Katie Hootman, Lee Jephson, Karena Johnson, Christina Kasprzak, Mallary Lang, Emil Markulis, Rebecca Moore, Kate Ostby, Jenelle Pelis, Kelly Pimm, Kelly Recupero, Stephanie Rosenburgh, Meghan Ross, Katherine Sellors, Tara Seymour, Graig Shapiro, Wan Shen, Brian Stacy, Emily Stalica, Heather Suders, Kelly Therrian, Michael Valerio, Mayur Virarkar, Ying-Hua Wang
2008: Marianna L. Johnson, Kristin M. Lawson, Hailey Mack, Katherine Manis, Melissa Murrey, Mita K. Patel, Jenna Platek, Daniel Rosney Sr., Sean E. Smith, Krystal Jo Thelen
2007: Sarah Burns, Christine Lo Bue-Estes, Rachael J. Pohle-Krauza
2006: Amanda Bliss, Vera Busby, Kimberly Carey, Brian Crager, Rachel Darr, Abiy Eshetu, Christopher Howard, Marianna Johnson, Jennifer Klock, Kristin Lawson, Michelle Lester, Hailey Mack, Katherine Mannis, Melissa Murrey, Mita Patel, Deborah Phipps, Jenna Platek, Natalie Romero, Daniel Rosney, Sean Smith, Carla Schuit, Krystal Thelen
2005: Donna Rossbach, Jaclyn Sisskind, Kitiya Suvannasankha, Uwem Udofa, Susan Vander Weide, Melissa Waldorf, Audra King, Visalakshi Arumugam, Lana Burl, Stephanie Buytaert, Jennifer Cason, Natalie Castro, Ryan Knarr, Crystal Kowalewski, Christina Legierski, Atcharapron Limprasertkul, Jamies McCullouch, Nan Cho, Mary Conniff, Lindsay Conte, Victor Dean, Maria Dentino, Heather Fehringer, Joyce McNelis, Katherine McLeod, Colleen Nugent, Jessica Nyrop, Joyce Pecky, Rachael Pohle, Tommy Gendzwill, Courtney Hamilton, Urvi Jatania, Jean Jitomar, Soaad Ali
2004: Sooad Ali, Kristen Schulthess, Kifiya Suvannasankha, Jessica Walsh, Tressa White, Julie Winters, Joyce Pecky, Alia Spencer, Fatima Abolgunloko, Visalakshi Arumugam, Stephanie L. Barta, Diane Boughan, Jennifer Cason, Meenalakshmi Chinnam, Mary Conniff, Lindsay Conte, Lisa Contella, Ariana Cunningham, Megan Daley, Victor Dean, Christine Gutzman, Min Wan Hung, Janjira Intra, Ryan Knarr, Jung-Sheng Lee, Christien Legierski, Lisa Leuchner, Christine Lobue-Estes, Patrick Mahaney, Leslie Mazzaferro, Katherine McLeod, Colleen Nugent, Jessica Nyrop, Richard Packard, Rachel Pohle, Vera Yamamto
2003: Meenalakshmi Chinnam, Carol Dittenhofer, Brandia Freiman, Catherine Gurgol, Elizabeth Handley, Stephanie Hitchcock, Min Wan Hung, Janjira Intra, Stephanie L. Barta, Gueidi Beltran, Lisa Contella, Ariana Cunningham, Megan Daley, Julie Gillette, Alison Miller, Parisima Mirzakazemi, Kara Kennedy, Jung-Sheng Lee, Joyce Pecky, Rebecca Quinn, William Savage, Tawnya Shine, Hillary Ventura, Julie Winters, Julie Wylegala, Christine Lobue-Estes, Patrick Mahaney, Melanie Mason, Leslie Mazzaferro, Alexandra Schlosser, Amy L. Trinkwalder, Jessica Walsh, Tressa White
2002: Apte Smriti, Andrew Burr, Renee Crawford, Brandia Freiman, Elizabeth Handley, Youngmin Park, I-Wen Peng, Candi S. Possinger, Barbara Schultz, Wan-Ju Yen, Jennifer Brown, Carol Dittenhofer, Kara Kennedy, Rena Martin, Melanie Mason, Robyn McVicker, Janice Nowak, Emily Schmidt, Amy Trinkwalder