Scholarship Recipients

                                                                                                                2017 – Anna Steeley ’19

Currently Spending her Junior year abroad exploring and studying in Canada, Ireland, and China

“What an honor it is to receive the Sarah Ramsey Strong Scholarship. I am very excited to be going abroad for my full junior year to Montreal, Dublin, and Shanghai. My skills in both Film and Marketing have prepared me for this adventure, and I am still in awe to be able to follow in Sarah’s footsteps of passion, creativity, and determination. I can’t wait to see what my travels will bring me in preparation for my future and career.”



Emily Connor, 2016 Recipient
Completed her summer internship with travel to China and Thailand.

“With the encouragement and support of my family, friends, and the Champlain College community, I had the confidence to pursue an international internship in Shanghai, China. With the help of the Sarah Ramsey strong fund, those plans became a reality. I’m incredibly honored to continue my journey in Sarah’s legacy, and follow in the footsteps of the two amazing and talented young women who’ve gone before me as Sarah Ramsey Strong scholarship winners.” -Emily C.

Emily LaPlume, 2015 Recipient
Completed study abroad programs in Ireland and New Zealand.

“Champlain’s strong emphasis on developing global business skills encouraged me to find an international experience to include as a part of my education. I am grateful to have been selected to receive the Sarah Ramsey Strong Scholarship, making it possible for me to study in Ireland and New Zealand and help me prepare for a career in marketing.” -Emily L.

Lauren Buniva, 2014 Recipient
Upon graduation in May 2016, Lauren began her advertising career at MullenLowe in Boston.

“My experience at the University of Otago in New Zealand gave me a global perspective that I was able to build on to secure an internship in Shanghai. Receiving the Sarah Ramsey Strong Scholarship and learning about Sarah’s passion for pursuing her dreams inspired me and helped me leverage my international experiences to pursue a career in advertising.” -Lauren B.