Current Scholars

2023 Knott Scholar Recipients

The Knott Scholarship Funds are pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Knott Scholarship Competition. These scholarships, funded by the Marion Burk Knott Scholarship Fund and the Marion I. and Henry J. Knott Scholarship Fund, cover four-year, full tuition in the Catholic school of the scholar’s choosing. Since its inception in 1981, the Knott Scholarship Funds have provided support for more than eighteen hundred and fifty scholars.

Collegiate Knott Scholars named for the 2023 Academic Year
Marion Burk Knott Scholars will receive full tuition for up to four years of undergraduate work.

Scholar Name High School Receiving University
Caroline Habiger* Notre Dame Prep Loyola University Maryland
Shannon Bhandu Mercy High School Notre Dame of Maryland University

Marion I. and Henry J. Knott Scholars will receive tuition assistance for up to four years of undergraduate work.

Scholar Name High School Receiving University
Elizabeth Rowan Perry Hall High School Loyola University Maryland
Matthew Mulhern Loyola Blakefield Loyola University Maryland
Graham Slemp* Calvert Hall Loyola University Maryland
Adam Malinowski Calvert Hall Notre Dame of Maryland University
Jillian Seay Catholic High Notre Dame of Maryland University
Eti-Ini Udom Holy Child Girls’ Secondary School, Nigeria Notre Dame of Maryland University
Leah Kanik Archbishop Spalding Mount Saint Mary’s University
Anna Dang* Mount de Sales Academy Mount Saint Mary’s University
Jaqueline Gallardo Glen Burnie High School Mount Saint Mary’s University

*Denotes previous Knott Scholarship Recipient

Marion Burk Knott Elementary Scholars

Student Name Student’s Current School Student’s School for 2023
Pietro Adamo School of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen School of the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen
Corey Couture School of the Incarnation School of the Incarnation
Leigh-Marie Francois St. Joseph School, Cockeysville St. Joseph School, Cockeysville
Derek Klepczynski St. Margaret School St. Margaret School
Marnie Koenig St. Francis of Assisi School St. Francis of Assisi School
Josephine Nelson Stoneleigh Elementary School Immaculate Conception School
Oraegbunam Nwachukwu St. Louis School, Clarksville St. Louis School, Clarksville
Catherine Salmon St. Phillip Neri School St. Phillip Neri School
Liam Severn St. Louis School, Clarksville St. Louis School, Clarksville

Marion Burk Knott Secondary Scholars

Student Name Student’s Current School Student’s School for 2023
Matthew Lindquist St. John the Evangelist, Severna Park Archbishop Spalding High School
Summit McGuire Immaculate Conception School Notre Dame Preparatory School
Aaliyah Perez Resurrection-St. Paul School Notre Dame Preparatory School
Sebastian Rugas St. Joseph School, Fullerton Loyola Blakefield

Marion I. and Henry J, Secondary Scholars

Student Name Student’s Current School Student’s School for 2023
Haydon Hennighausen Immaculate Conception School Calvert Hall College High School
Jillian Nicholson Saint James Academy Notre Dame Preparatory School
Peter Pate St. Louis School, Clarksville Mount Saint Joseph High School
Brooke Prochaska St. Ursula School The John Carroll School
Miriam Toth-Fejel Monsignor Slade Catholic School Archbishop Spalding High School
Benjamin Virgilio Saint Ursula School Calvert Hall College High School