Scholarship Recipients 2021

Isabel Mangum
Isabel is the recipient of the 2021 Kitty Shen Leadership Award. She is a New Trier High School graduate who excelled not only in academics, but demonstrated initiative and leadership through student government, theater, and sports. She is passionate about building bridges between diverse groups and being involved with organizations that bring about positive change in the world. She will be attending Georgetown University, Walsh School of Foreign Service.
Olivia Bhote
Olivia attended New Trier High School where her interests included running on the track teams, tutoring children and volunteering at Evanston Hospital pediatric unit. Her interest and passion revolve around caring for others. She will be pursing her nursing degree at Marquette University.
Emma Brown
Emma attended New Trier High School where she wrote for the school paper and participated as a school ambassador. Her experiences as a volunteer with the Girl Up Club and being a camp counselor ignited a passion to help children. She will be pursuing her psychology and pre-med degrees at Fordham University.
Eden Hunsader
Eden attended New Trier High School where her diverse interests included debate, field hockey, and student government. Her involvement within these activities have led to a passion for healthcare advocacy. She plans to become a lawyer in hopes to improve the healthcare system making it more accessible to all. She will be attending Denison University studying political science.
Marissa Sun
Marissa Sun attended New Trier High School where she participated in basketball, tutored other student in math and English, and volunteering with her Church-participating in mission trips. Her desire to help others has led her to study psychology and biology at Kenyon College.


The Winnetka Club Annually awards College Scholarships, and the 2021 recipients are…

The Winnetka Club has awarded academic college scholarships in excess of $110,000 over the past eleven years to support the college dreams of outstanding graduating seniors living in New Trier Township. Connecting our community through friendship, learning and service are the foundation of our mission and supporting young, talented leaders of the future is one way we do that.


Past Scholarship Recipients

Isabel Mangum - Georgetown University, Walsh School of Foreign Service
Olivia Bhote - Marquette University
Emma Brown - Fordham University
Eden Hunsader - Denison University
Marissa Sun - Kenyon College
Maggie Cao - Yale University- Kitty Shen Scholar
Benjamin Ancell - Boston Conservatory, Berklee College of Music
Michael Barker - Bucknell University
Lily Christopher - Vanderbilt University
Jaden Gilley - University of Illinois
Esther Xu - University of Illinois
Frank Zawrazky - Loyola University, Chicago
Kathleen Hopps – University of Denver - Kitty Shen Scholarship
Pierce Brachmann – Tufts University
Paige Forester – M.I.T.
Amelia Kittle – Bradley University's School of Nursing
Emmanuel Ruiz - University of Illinois - Chicago
Katie Bauer – NTHS – Kitty Shen Scholarship
Lisa Gong – NTHS
Sophia McGowan – NTHS
Tatum Koehn – Loyola Academy
Graysen Doran – Loyola HS – Kitty Shen Scholarship
Jasper Gilley – Home-schooled
Helen "Parker" Snow – New Trier HS
Christopher Canning Jr. – Loyola HS
Alexis Brooks – New Trier HS
Natalie Kalter – New Trier HS
Ruben Greenstein – New Trier HS
Laura Vita – New Trier HS
Paris Silverman – New Trier HS
Alyssa Ulbert – New Trier HS
Hadley Bushonvile – New Trier HS
Alyssa Heath – Trinity College – Kitty Shen Scholarship
Talia Schiff – Indiana University
Jack Osborne – Notre Dame University
Therese Jaggard – University of Illinois
Dillion Forester – Colgate University
William Curren – Columbia College of Chicago
John Haboush – Marquette University
Gabby Kraus – Ohio State University
Jeremy Lee – University of Missouri
Katie Miller – Saint Louis University
Ally Neumann – Indiana University
Samantha Neumann – Indiana University
Sarah Wright – University of St. Andrews