William Oakes is a freshman attending Lafayette College where he plans to pursue studies in the field of engineering. Beyond his studies, William was a phenomenal saxophone player in high school, and hopes to be able to continue playing at Lafayette. Have a wonderful freshman year, William!
Aliyah is a freshman attending Rowan University with plans on studying nursing. As someone fascinated with the human body and how it works, she is thrilled to take classes that dive into how medicine and care can help people live better, longer lives. You're an all-star, Aliyah, and we know you'll do wonderful work at Rowan!
Meet Forman Scholar Kyla Avant. She is a sophmore at the University of Scranton and is majoring in Occupational Therapy. Her compassionate and nurturing manner will surely lead to outstanding success in this field. Have a wonderful year, Kyla!
Meet Forman Scholar Michaela DuBois. She is in her sophmore year at Bucknell University where she is majoring in mathematics. She also has a keen interest in the theater arts and hopes to incorporate that into her studies as well. We wish you all the best, MIchaela!
Meet Forman Scholar Tariq Justice. He is in his sophmore year at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. He has yet to decide which major he will choose but is leaning toward sports management or business. Whatever he decides, we know he will be great at it! Good luck, Tariq!
Meet Forman Scholar Katie Ridgway. Katie is a sophmore at Rowen University. She began her college career at Rutgers in New Brunswick but is transferring to Rowan this year to participate in their undergraduate education program. She's well on her way to becoming a great teacher someday!
Meet Forman Scholar Sarah Sharp. Sarah is a sophmore at Stockton University majoring in psychology. Sarah begins her college career with a list of very impressive list of high school accomplishments, including graduating as the valedictorian of the 2018 class of Salem High School. We know she will continue to do great things at Stockton. Best of luck, Sarah!
Meet Forman Scholar Starrchild Jackson. He is in his sophmore year at Boston University, majoring in business. During his high school career he held many leadership positions, and it's no surprise that he wants to continue to strive for leadership roles as he pursues a career in business or politics. Can't wait to see what is in store for Starr!
Meet Forman Scholar Sierra Brown. Sierra is in her sophmore year at Stockton University in New Jersey and is majoring in psychology. She loves the beautiful campus and learning environment at Stockton and is excited about heading back to the campus for her 2nd year. Stockton is lucky to have her!
Meet Forman Scholar Aniya Eldridge. She is a freshman at Stockton University and is majoring in biology with a concentration in pre-med. She has always had dreams of becoming a doctor and, specifically, a pediatric surgeon. We know her deep kindness and focus on her studies will make her a wonderful doctor some day! Have a fantastic first year in college, Niya!
Meet Forman Scholar Jason Franklin. He is a freshman at Rowan University and will be studying mathematics with the goal of someday becoming an actuary. His passion for numbers and financial theory will help him become what we're sure is the best risk assessor around! Good luck in your first year, Jason!
Ashley Garcia is a freshman at the University of Massachusetts. She is pursuing a double major in biology and public health and is on the pre-med track to eventually become a cardiothoracic surgeon. She is looking forward to experiencing the freedom of studying her passion in college, and we can't wait to see her thrive. Have a wonderful freshman year, Ashley!
Akina is a freshman attending Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. Over the summer, she spent her time preparing for college in a summer program at the school. We know she'll be as prepared as anyone to enter her first year of college with great experience under her belt. Good luck, Kina!
Megan is a freshman attending Drew University in New Jersey. She plans to study English with the hopes of educating others someday as an English teacher. She is thrilled to kick off her first year of college, and we're confident that she will soar at Drew! Good luck, Megan!
Meet Forman Scholar Elizabeth Hogate. "Lissie," as she is better known, as is a senior at East Stroudsburg University and is majoring in business management and hospitality. Her goal is to become an event planner, and she is already getting a jump start in that career by assisting with event planning at the Salem Country Club. This past summer, she completed an internship with Vagabond Cruises at Hilton Head, SC. With her drive and enthusiasm, she is sure to be very successful!
Meet Forman Scholar Ayanna Chapman. A committed student, a talented athlete, and a volunteer in the community, Ayanna is majoring in political science at Rowan University and is in her junior year this fall. She has aspirations to become a lawyer someday. We have no doubt she will be successful!
Meet Forman Scholar Elise Davenport. Elise is a well-rounded student athlete who had been involved in multiple activities while in high school and within her community. She has participated in community garden volunteer projects, various areas of performing arts, and multiple years in student council, and has continued that active lifestyle in college. Elise is pursuing a career in Nursing and is in her junior year at Messiah College in Pennsylvania. Have a wonderful year, Elise!
Meet Forman Scholar Thomas Poliski, a senior at Georgia Tech. He is majoring in mechanical engineering and during the past two summers, he has had international study experiences and internships that will help prepare him for the workforce when he graduates. Last summer, he studied at Georgia Tech Lorraine in Metz, France and this summer, he is working at a manufactoring plant in Texas. What wonderful opportunities! After graduation he hopes to join the exciting start-up world. Best of luck Thomas! Forman would be proud!
Meet Forman Scholar Destiny Green, a junior at Rowan University. She is a talented and committed young woman with a long list of accomplishments. Destiny made the most of her days as a Salem Ram as a member of choir, marching band, and Future Business Leaders of America, and now at Rowan, she is majoring in the world of biology. Have a great year, Destiny!
Meet Forman Scholar and 2016 Salem High School Valedictorian Abigail Sharp, a senior at George Washington University. She is majoring in systems engineering and minoring in business administration and hopes to use her education to pursue a career in project management. We love your ambition, Abigail! We know you can do it!
Meet Forman Scholar Noah Underwood, a senior at Rowan University. Noah was an athlete at Salem High School, and in college, he is majoring in athletic training. His dream is to become an athletic trainer for a professional sports team. You can do anything you put your mind to, Noah!
Meet Forman Scholar S'Deionna Washington, who is in her 4th at Delaware State University. She has been majoring in public health but has just been accepted into the prestigious nursing program! After college, she hopes to work in the medical field as a nurse or healthcare administrator. We're excited for you, S'Deionna!
Meet Forman Scholar Arianna Lapp who is in her junior year at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. With plans to become an entrepreneur one day, Arianna has already begun to lay a foundation for success. During high school, Arianna knew the value of a well-rounded experience, achieving academic excellence with participation in varsity sports, student council, theater and the STEM engineering club. She is continuing with that busy schedule at Rutgers and is involved in a myriad of activities! Have a great year, Arianna!
Meet Forman Scholar Adam Dodds. Adam is beginning his senior year at Cairn University in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Adam is majoring in accounting and looks forward to a successful career in the business world. Have a great year, Adam!
Meet Forman Scholar Emily Hill, who is attending the University of Tampa and majoring in Allied Health with a concentration in Occupational Therapy. Emily is in her junior year at Tampa and loves the warm and sunny learning environment that the university affords. Emily’s leadership skills were honed at Salem High School through her role as the varsity soccer captain and dual management positions for baseball and wrestling. Have a great year, Emily!
Dominique graduated in May 2019 from Salisbury University with a degree in English, with a focus on creative writing. She will begin a master's program at Salisbury University in the fall of 2019 in history. Good luck, Dominique!
Mya graduated from Penn State University August of 2019, having completed her course of study in just three years! She received Bachelor of Arts degrees in Criminology, Sociology, and African American studies. She will be entering the workforce and looking for employment in either children's services or research. She will also begin studying for the Graduate Record Examination because graduate school is already on her radar screen! Congratulations, Mya!
Brittany graduated in May of 2019 from Rutgers University (Camden) with a degree in painting. She is giving some thought to entering graduate school in the next couple of years but in the interim, will be entering the workforce using her excellent graphic and artistic skills. Congratulations Brittany!
Mariah graduated in May 2018 from Rutgers University with a degree in Public Health. She will begin graduate school at Rutgers in the fall, studying for a Master's degree in Public Health. As one of our veteran scholars, Mariah has been incredibly helpful to many of our youngers Scholars by providing them with her insight and experience with college life. She will be a star wherever she lands in the future. Good luck in graduate school!
Megan graduated in May of 2019 from Thomas Jefferson University with both a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in occupational therapy. The employment possibilities are endless for Megan, and we know she'll succeed wherever she goes!
Madinah graduated from Rowan University in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Bachelor of Science in Finance. She will begin working this fall for the PricewaterhouseCoopers accounting firm in Philadelphia. We wish you all the best, Madinah, and know you're on your way to being an accounting star!
Meet Forman Scholar Evelyn Campbell, who graduated from Rider University in May 2016. Evelyn was very involved on campus, serving as president of the Black Student Union, as secretary of the biological honor society, and as a residence advisor. A biology major, she is now in a PhD program in microbiology at the University of Chicago. Good luck Evelyn! We're so proud of you!
Meet Forman Scholar Najwa Tatum, who graduated from Stockton University in December 2016, and is now a member of our Board of Trustees! Najwa has always loved sports, and is considering a career in physical therapy, with the possibility of opening her own practice in the future.
Tiasia graduated in May of 2019 from Rutgers University (Camden) with a degree in criminal justice. She will be entering the workforce in the fall with the hopes of entering law school within the next couple of years. Contratulations, Tiasia!
Meet Forman Scholar Michael Warner, who graduated from Rowan University in January of 2015 - our first Forman Scholar to graduate from college! Following graduation, Michael worked as a lab technician at Drexel University's Department of Pharmacology and Physiology. He is currently working to fine-tune is writing skills and hopes to be a published author someday. We are all very proud of you, Michael!
Meet Forman Scholar Samantha Miller. Samantha is a graduate of Kutztown University with a degree in Commercial Music. Samantha is putting this degree to great use as a member of South Jersey's leading arts education organization, Apple Farm Arts and Music Center! Her beautiful voice and skilled clarinet playing will obviously have a tremendous impact on her upcoming career. Congratulations, Samantha!
Tanner graduated in May of 2019 from St. Joseph's University with a degree in Finance. He is hoping to make his mark in the banking and/or investment field as he enters the workforce this year. Good luck, Tanner, and thank you for being a wonderful Forman Scholar!