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The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival

Previous Winners of the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship

2016
Nellie Maple, assisted by Daniel Parman, University of Central Missouri
2015
Mariah Burks, assisted by David Baker, Bowling Green State University
2014
Satya Chavez, assisted by Keilani Fuqua, University of Colorado at Boudler
Jake Lozano, assisted by Josh Bonzie, University of Oklahoma, Reno
2013
Oya Bangura assisted by Bryan Nee, Suffolk County Community College
Ethan Leaverton assisted by Cameron Miller-DeSart, University of Nevada, Reno
2012
Kevin Percivall assisted by Laurel Sein, University of Oklahoma
James Udom assisted by Brian Smick, Diablo Valley College
2011
Clayton Joyner assisted by Zachary Powell, Illinois State University
Daniel Molina assisted by Kelly Rogers, Savannah College of Art and Design
2010
Whitney Morgan Cox assisted by John Dodart, Dixie State University of Utah
Paul Stuart assisted by Colin Ryan, University of Oklahoma
2009
Adam Navarro assisted by Courtney Howe, California State University - Fullerton
Meredith Hinckely assisted by Paul Collins California Sate University - Fullerton
2008
Ari Frenkel assisted by Tim Hackney, Montclair State University,
Joe Gillette assisted by Peter Weisman, California State University, Fullerton
2007
Courtney Moors assisted by Michael Cox, University of Central Florida
Chris Crawford assisted by Jenna Kirk, University of Arkansas
2006
Rory Lipede assisted by Adam Flores, Fontbonne University
Michael Swickard assisted by Margaret-Ellen Jenkins, University of Central Florida
2005
Amanda Folena, Purdue University
Stephen Laferriere, Salem State College
2004
Christopher Grant, University of Evansville
Jason Roth, University of Maryland-Baltimore County
2003
Ruby DesJardins, Suffolk University, Boston
Letitia James, Virginia Commonwealth University
2002
Kelly Bartlett, Iowa State University
Sarah Stockton, University of Portland
2001
Nancy McNulty, Salem State University
Jason Buuck, California State University- Fullerton
2000
Nisi Sturgis, University of Central Arkansas, Conway
Ben Steinfeld, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
1999
Megan Dillingham, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Rian Jairell, University of Wyoming, Laramie
1998
Hattie Davis, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas
Christopher Ross, University of Nebraska-Omaha
1997
Stephanie Breinholt, Brighman Young University
Esau Pritchett, Oakland University
1996
Mireille Enos, Brigham Young University
Gabriel Fazio, Suffolk Community College
1995
Gretchen Cleevely, Miami University of Ohio
Aidan Sullivan, Middlebury College
1994
Lara Jo Hightower, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Kevin P. Rahm, Brigham Young University
1993
Maria Santucci, Kansas State University, Manhattan
David Bryan Woodside, University of Iowa
1992
Max Baker, Washington State University, Pullman
Thomas Silcott, Salem State University
1991
Scott Claflin, Brighman Young University
Heather K. Wilson, University of South Dakota
1990
Kelly Eviston, Northern Kentucky University
Jeff Lieber, University of Illinois, Urbana
1989
Blondale Funderburk, South Carolina State College
Kelly Bertenshaw, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
1988
Judith Hawking, California Institute of the Arts
Elaine Gallagher, Linfield College
1987
Melodie Garrett, North Carolina A&T, Greensboro
Brett Rickaby, University of Minnesota, Duluth
1986
Kevin Hardesty, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Tim Gregory, Otterbein College
1985
David Studwell, Purdue University
Brad Moniz, California State University - Chico
1984
Julia Campbell, Webster College
Gerry McIntyre, Montclair State College
1983
Don Reilly, William and Mary College
Jodi Ewen, University of Evansville
1982
Ron Marasco, Fordham University
Christina Stinson, University of Evansville
1981
Andrea Huber, Illinois Wesleyan University
Melinda McCrary, Webster College
1980
Mark Tymchyshyn, Wayne State University
D. Rhett Wickham, University of South Florida
1979
Larry LoVerde, Rhode Island College
Sharon Rolf, University of Evansville
1978
Saundra Lane Daniel, University of Montevallo
Jeff J. Redford, Cerritos College
1977
Lynn Topping, Indiana State University
Albert Rodriquez, University of New Mexico
1976
Rebecca J. Guy, University of Evansville
Kathy Monteleone, Park College
1975
John M. Doyle, University of Florida
Dan Butler, Indiana University
1974
Anne Sward, University of Miami
Sheryl L. Ralph, Douglass College, Rutger University
1973
Kathleen Couser, North Texas State University
Jeffrey Ware, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
1972
Joyce D. Hanley, Hofstra University
Michael Biers, United States International University
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