IPSLEI Scholarship Awardees

Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them a desire, a dream, a vision. They have to have the skill and the will. But the will must be stronger than the skill.” – Muhammad Ali

     The Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship recognizes Phi Theta Kappa members who demonstrate potential for or involvement in public safety or service while enrolled in a regionally accredited associate degree public safety program. The program awards up to two scholarships of $1,000 each, a total of $2,000 in scholarships annually.

     Members may begin applying for this scholarship in March and applications are due in May each year. The scholarship selection shall be made by the International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute (IPSLEI). Students selected as Resurreccion Public Safety Scholars are notified in August/September each year.

     The International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute has partnered with Phi Theta-     Kappa to establish an endowment for the Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship. This scholarship honors Richard L. Resurrecion, a member of the Board of Directors of the International Public Safety Leadership and Ethics Institute who is widely known for his expertise in the areas of life safety, technology and emergency management.

Brazos McPeek

Phi Theta Kappa Member

College: Hill College, Hill County Campus

State: Texas

Major: Criminal Justice Major

Career Goal: Texas Game Warden

GPA: 4.0

2017 IPSLEI Scholarship Awardee

Phi Theta Kappa Member

College: Palomar College, San Marcos Campus

State: California

Major: Criminal Justice Major

Career Goal: Federal Emergency Management Agency

GPA: 3.61

Phi Theta Kappa Member

College: Hocking College, Nelsonville

State: Ohio

Major: Police Science Major

Career Goal: Pursue a career as a wildlife officer or FBI agent.

GPA: 3.96

2016 IPSLEI Scholarship Awardee

Phi Theta Kappa Member

College: Garden City Community College

State: Kansas

Major: Criminal Justice

Career Goal: Become a medical investigator

GPA: 3.94

2016 IPSLEI Scholarship Awardee

Mark Sinnwell

Phi Theta Kappa Member

College: Des Moines Area Community College, Ankeny Campus

State: Iowa

Major: Criminal Justice and Liberal Arts

Career Goal: Become an Iowa State Patrol and an FBI Agent

GPA: 3.87

2015 IPSLEI Scholarship Awardees

Jacqueline Kapu

Phi Theta Kappa Member

College: University of Hawaii Maui College, Kahului Maui Campus

State: Hawaii

Major: Administration of Justice

Career Goal: Become an investigative reporter

GPA: 4.0

2015 IPSLEI Scholarship Awardees

Frederick Kerrigan

College: York Community College, Wells

State: Maine

Career Goal: Hopes to attend law school, open his own law practice and someday become a judge.

GPA: 4.0

2014 IPSLEI Scholarship Awardees

College: Minnesota State College , St. Paul

State: Minnesota

Career Goals: Hopes to earn advanced degrees in drug and alcohol counseling.

GPA: 3.77

College: Mountain Home Community College – Arkansas State University

State: Arkansas
Major: Criminal Justice.

2013 IPSLEI Scholarship Awardees

College: Delgado Community College – Covington Campus, New Orleans

State: Laouisiana 
Major:  Criminal Justice. 

2013 IPSLEI Scholarship Awardees

Gilbert Arellano & Michael Lawson

IPSLEI Chair of the Board and namesake of the IPSLEI Public Safety Scholarship, Richard L. Resurreccion Ed.D. (right), along with Kevin S. Brame, IPSLEI Executive Director (left), present the inaugural Richard L. Resurreccion Public Safety Scholarship to:

 

Gilbert Arellano

A criminal justice major from Skyline Community College, San Bruno CA (center left) and;

Michael Lawson

A fire science major from Olympic Community College, Bremerton WA (center right).

2012 Inaugural Scholarship Awardees

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