Frank Sarli Memorial Scholarship
NCRF is proud to offer the Frank Sarli Memorial Scholarship annually. This scholarship goes to one deserving, qualified, NCRA student member at an NCRA-certified program.
Watch for announcements in early-winter 2014 for next year's Sarli Scholarship.
Students who are currently enrolled at NCRA–certified programs and the meet the criteria below are eligible. Only one nomination from each NCRA-certified program is accepted.
Frank Sarli dedicated his professional life to court reporting, and especially to students, serving many years on NCRA's committees and boards that guide the education of court reporting students. He gave unselfishly of his time to mentor reporting students and to help them on their way to successful careers.
Criteria for the Frank Sarli Memorial Scholarship:
- The nominee must be a current NCRA student member.
- The nominee must be enrolled in an NCRA-certified court reporting program.
- The nominee must have passed at least one of the court reporting program's Q & A tests at a minimum of 200 words per minute.
- The nominee must have a grade point average of at least a 3.5 overall, based on a 4.0 standard.
- The nominee must have a demonstrated need for financial assistance.
- Nominees must possess all the qualities exemplified by a professional court reporter, including professional attitude, demeanor, dress and motivation.
- All criteria must be confirmed and verified by the submitting court reporting program.
Attn: Frank Sarli Memorial Scholarship
8224 Old Courthouse Road
Vienna, Virginia 22182-3808
2012: Cynthia Garcia, Sage College, Moreno Valley, CA
2011: Christina Essi, Cuyahoga Community College, Parma, OH
2010: Melissa R. Ruiz, Alvin Community College, Alvin, TX
2009: Susan Hill, College of Legal Arts, Portland, OR
2008: Leia Nikaido, College of Legal Arts, Portland, OR
2007: Peter Toth, Long Island Business Institute, Commack, NY
2006: Cindy J. Ormerod, Metropolitan College, Albuquerque, NM
2005: Sherry Lindsay, College of Legal Arts, Portland Oregon
2004: Summer I. Preddy, Court Reporting Institute of Houston, Houston, Texas
2003: Adam Stock, Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois
2002: Peggy Presson Davis, Court Reporting Institute of Dallas, Dallas, TX
2001: Linette K. Neal, St. Louis Community College at Meramec, St. Louis, Mo.
2000: Helen Oh, MacCormac College, Elmhurst, IL.
1999: Suzanne Levesque, New England Tech. Institute, New Britain, CT
1998: Cheryl Nordstrom, Rasmussen College, Minnetonka, MN
1997: Melissa Slimmer, Rasmussen College, St. Cloud, MN