Congratulations to our Spring 2019 Region I Contingency Fund Scholarship Winners! Looking forward to seeing you in Boston!

Professional Winner – Jordan Olson is the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation, Intramural Sports at the University of Vermont, as well as the NH/VT/ME State Director
“I aspire to be the director of a campus recreation program someday and to continue to serve NIRSA and its members in a meaningful and impactful way.”

Student Winner – Jake Spalding is the Grad Assistant for Intramural Sports at Towson University
“I plan to pursue a career within the Healthcare field or within Campus Recreation. I am looking to meet and interact with more Campus Recreation professionals to help me make a decision about my future career.”

Student Winner – John Somers is graduate student working with Facilities at the University of Connecticut
“My immediate goal is to work in campus recreation at an entry level in facilities or intramurals.  My future goals include progressing to the associate director and then director level at a large institution to bring recreational programming to as many students as possible.”

Student Winner – Shea O’Callaghan is a senior undergraduate student working with Youth & Instructional Programs at the University of New Hampshire
“My future goal is to earn my master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. I hope to one day work with individuals, groups and communities in a school or a hospital setting. I am currently looking for a GA position to hopefully help further my education and my involvement in Campus Recreation!”

Student Winner – Gabriela Jasek is an undergraduate student working with Facilities/Special Events at Rowan University
“My goals for the future are to attend graduate school in Fall 2020, hopefully working as a graduate assistant in campus recreation, and pursue a career as a professional in facilities and special events.”