Current Endowed Student-Athletes

Edwin Struck & Carl Heldt Endowed Scholarship

Edwin Struck & Carl Heldt Endowed Scholarship

Mike Banks 
Jr. • Football

Due to the impact of these two coaches, a group of former ISU players have established this scholarship and it shall be awarded annually.

Rob & Nancy Northrip Endowed Scholarship

Rob & Nancy Northrip Endowed Scholarship

Elise Gray 
Sr. • Gymnastics

Named for the couple who held a lifelong interest in gymnastics and participated in athletics while attending Illinois State University.

Dede Woytowych Endowed Scholarship

Dede Woytowych Endowed Scholarship

Erica Halley 
Sr. • Swimming & Diving

Established in 2007 by her parents, Denise and Rich Woytowych, and her many friends, the scholarship honors the ISU swimming letterwinner who died suddenly in 2005.

Benoni Green Endowed Scholarship

Benoni Green Endowed Scholarship

Erik Brunskog 
Sr. • Men's Tennis

Named for the 1930's-era athlete who helped establish tennis as an ISU sport.

Linda Herman Endowed Scholarship

Linda Herman Endowed Scholarship

Brooklyn Hlafka 
Sr. • Volleyball

Created in honor of former ISU volleyballl coach and interim athletics director Dr. Linda Herman.

D.A. Weibring Endowed Scholarship

D.A. Weibring Endowed Scholarship

Wils Hawn 
Sr. • Men's Golf

Established by the ISU and professional golf tour star who raised substantial funds to back Redbird golf programs.

Schuster Family Endowed Scholarship

Schuster Family Endowed Scholarship

Mike Hollenbeck 
Sr. • Baseball

Established in honor of Andrew Schuster, a four-year letterwinner in baseball, and Danielle Miller-Schuster, a "Redline Dancer" at ISU athletic events.

Jill Hutchison Endowed Scholarship

Jill Hutchison Endowed Scholarship

Katy Winge 
Jr. • Women's Basketball

Named for the Redbird basketball coach who helped pioneer sports opportunities for women.

W.E. Ruebush Endowed Scholarship

W.E. Ruebush Endowed Scholarship

Chris Highland 
Jr. • Football

Named for the 1932 ISU graduate who captained the football team, and is presented annually to a football player with at least a 3.2 grade-point average.

Duffy Bass Endowed Scholarship

Duffy Bass Endowed Scholarship

Dan Savas 
RS Jr. • Baseball

Named for the winningest Redbird baseball coach in history, who led the 1969 Illinois State baseball team to its only team NCAA championship.

Janyth Aelig Endowed Scholarship

Janyth Aelig Endowed Scholarship

Stacy Niao 
Jr. • Volleyball

Established by the family and friends of a deceased, loyal Redbird fan.

Bob & Audrey Weber Endowed Scholarship

Bob & Audrey Weber Endowed Scholarship

Maddie Oliver 
Jr. • Women's Basketball

Named in honor of the long-time Redbird basketball supporters.

Helen Cushman Endowed Scholarship

Helen Cushman Endowed Scholarship

Rachel Powers 
Sr. • Women's Golf

Created with gifts from Pat and Nina Chesebro, in honor of the woman who introduced them to golf.

Will Robinson Endowed Scholarship

Will Robinson Endowed Scholarship

Kaza Keane 
So. • Men's Basketball

Named for the former Redbird basketball coach from 1970 to 1975 and a pioneer among African-American college coaches.

Raymond W. Fairchild Endowed Scholarship

Raymond W. Fairchild Endowed Scholarship

JD Learnard 
RS Sr. • Baseball

Named for Dr. Raymond Fairchild, ISU president from 1933-1954, and presented to a baseball player each year.

L. Durwood Boone Endowed Scholarship

L. Durwood Boone Endowed Scholarship

Parker Freiburg 
Sr. • Men's Golf

Named for the 1930's era athlete who helped establish the Redbird golf program.

Doug Collins Endowed Scholarship

Doug Collins Endowed Scholarship

John Jones 
Jr. • Men's Basketball

Named after the Redbird basketball All-American and USA Olympic hero of the 1970s.

Herschel O. Brock Endowed Scholarship

Herschel O. Brock Endowed Scholarship

Rocco Ammons 
Jr. • Football

Named after a dedicated community leader and businessman, who was a loyal friend of Redbird Athletics.

Rev. Dr. Joanne Peppard-Cooke Endowed Scholarship

Rev. Dr. Joanne Peppard-Cooke Endowed Scholarship

Chloe Nelson 
Sr. • Women's Basketball

Established by the ordained minister, who is renowned in the ISU academic circles for being the first graduate of the university's doctoral program in Education Administration and Foundations in 1966.

James & Carole Mounier Endowed Scholarship

James & Carole Mounier Endowed Scholarship

Tyler Gentilella
So. • Men's Golf

Established by a couple with a lifelong commitment to golf and the character it builds.

Robert & Laura Garrett Endowed Scholarship

Robert & Laura Garrett Endowed Scholarship

Alexis Foley 
So. • Women's Basketball

Established in 2008 by longtime Redbirds supporters of the women's basketball and volleyball programs at ISU.

Stephen Heaton Endowed Scholarship

Stephen Heaton Endowed Scholarship

Jeremy Rhoades 
Jr. • Baseball

Established by the Heaton Family in honor of Steve Heaton, who lettered in baseball at ISU from 1965-68 and dedicated his life to teaching business and coaching baseball.

Dr. James Collie Endowed Scholarship

Dr. James Collie Endowed Scholarship

Nick Zeisloft 
So. • Men's Basketball

Established in 2008 through funds raised by former players and coaches of Coach Collie.

Milt Weisbecker Endowed Scholarship

Milt Weisbecker Endowed Scholarship

This endowment will not be awarded for the 2013-14 school year.

Established in 1990 to honor the Redbird athletics director who led Illinois State's program into Division I status.

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