Myers Scholarship

Paul C. Myers Applicator Dependent Scholarship

The Paul C. Myers Applicator Dependent Scholarship Provides scholarships to deserving dependents of FAPMS members. The scholarship is based on:
  • The applicant’s parent or guardian having been a FAPMS member in good standing for at least three consecutive years.
  • Financial need. Will be determined based on need and the expected family contribution amount indicated on the processing results of a Student Aid Report (OMB No. 1845-0008). This report is available by completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.
  • The applicant being a high school senior entering college the next academic year, attending junior college, or being a college undergraduate.
  • An evaluation of the quality of the application and required essay by the scholarship selection committee composed of three FAPMS members and four FAPMS Scholarship and Research Foundation members.
  • Submission of a completed Application Form by the closing date.
Paul C Myers

About Paul C. Myers

  • FAPMS President, 1984
  • Editor Aquatics Magazine
  • Leader and Innovator in Aquatic Plant Management
  • Founded Applied Aquatic Management, Inc. in 1981

Myers Scholarship Recipients

The FAPMS Scholarship Foundation was established by the Board of Directors of the Society and is administered by the Board of Directors of the FAPMS Scholarship and Research Foundation, Inc. Since 1986 the foundation has provided over $75,000 in scholarships.
The FAPMS currently supports 2 competitive scholarships; the William L. Maier Jr. Memorial Scholarship and the Paul C. Myers Applicator Dependent Scholarship.
YEAR NAME NAME

2019 Recipients

Abigail Campbell
Abigail Farr
Jeremiah Lovestrand
Molly Lovestrand
Abigail Farr
Jeffrey Olson
Adrianna Rose
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2018 Recipients

Abigail Campbell
Abigail Farr
Jeremiah Lovestrand
Molly Lovestrand
Kaylie Mangus
Jeffrey Olson
Adrianna Rose
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2017 Recipients

Luke Allen
Abigail Campbell

Abigail Farr
Jeremiah Lovestrand

Kaylie Mangus
Taylor Walters
Alexis Burn
Austin Edwards

Emily Jones
Nathan Lovestrand

Adrianna Rose
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2016 Recipients

Austin Edwards
University of North Florida

Jeremiah Lovestrand
Tallahassee Comm. College

Steven Olson
University of South Florida
Abigail Farr
Eckerd College

Roberto Navarro
Florida Polytechnic University

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2015 Recipients

Luke Allen
University of North Florida
Nathan Lovestrand
Robert Campbell II
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2014 Recipients

Luke Allen,
Sophomore University of North Florida
Son of member Nancy Allen

Alexis Pontius, Junior
South Florida State College & Hodges University
Daughter of member Vicki Pontius
Matthew Olson,
Sophomore Florida Gulf Coast University
Son of member Todd Olson

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2013 Recipients

Luke Allen,
Freshman University of North Florida
Son of Nancy Allen

Alexis Pontius,
Junior Hodges University
Daughter of Vicki Pontius
Kaitlyn Burroughs, Freshman
Lake Sumter State College
Daughter of Sherry Burroughs

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2012 Recipients

Tiffany Duke,
Senior at Florida Atlantic University,
Daughter of Dennis Duke
Lyndon Thacker, Senior
Florida State University,
Son of Dale Thacker

2011 Recipients

Sarah Burn,
Senior University of Central Florida,
Daughter of Charles Burn

Alexis Pontius, Sophmore
South Florida Community College
Daughter of Vicki Pontius

Cody Wolfe, Senior
University of Florida,
Son of Trace Wolfe
Tiffany Duke,
Senior Florida Atlantic University,
Daughter of Dennis Duke

Lyndon Thacker,
Senior Florida State University
Son of Dale Thacker

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2010 Recipients

Sarah Burn,
Junior at the University of Central Florida,
Daughter of Charles Burn

Alexis Pontius,
Freshman at South Florida Community College,
Daughter of Vicki Pontius
Tiffany Duke,
Senior at Florida Atlantic University,
Daughter of Dennis Duke

Cody Wolfe,
Junior at the University of Florida,
Son of Trace Wolfe

2009 Recipients

Sarah Burn,
Junior at the University of Central Florida,
Daughter of Charles Burn

Michelle Carey,
Sophomore Daytona State College
Daughter of Sharon Carey

Jenna Pontius,
Senior University of Central Florida
Daughter of Vicki Pontius
Megan Carey,
Junior at the University of South Florida,
Daughter of Sharon Carey.

Katie Hertel, Junior
Tallahassee Community College
Daughter of Joyce Hertel

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2008 Recipients

Megan Carey,
Sophomore Santa Fe Community College
Daughter of Sharon Carey Daniel Deese,

Junior attending
Florida Atlantic University
Son of Buddy Deese Katie Hertel,

Junior Tallahassee Community College
Daughter of Joyce Hertel
Michelle Carey,
Freshman Daytona State College
Daughter of Sharon Carey

Tiffany Duke,
Sophomore at Florida Atlantic University
Daughter of Dennis Duke.

Brianna Schooley,
Junior University of Central Florida
Daughter of Nick Schooley

2007 Recipients

Daniel Deese,
Sophomore University of Miami
Son of Buddy Deese

Jenna Pontius, Freshman
South Florida Community College
Daughter of Vicki Pontius
Bradley Clawson,
Junior Florida State University
Stepson of Lowell Trenta Brianna Schooley,

Freshman University of Central Florida
Daughter of Nick Schooley

2006 Recipients

Daniel Deese,
Sophomore University of Miami
Son of Buddy Deese

Katie Hertel,
Sophomore Indian River Community College
Daughter of Eric Hertel

Jenna Pontius,
Freshman South Florida Community College
Daughter of Vicki Pontius

Rena Tchekmeian,
Junior Florida Gulf Coast University
Daughter of David Blackburn
Heather Hertel,
Junior Indian River Community College
Daughter of Eric Hertel.

Greg Magee,
Junior Indian River Community College
Son of Norma Cassinari.

Brianna Schooley, Freshman
University of Central Florida
Daughter of Nick Schooley

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2005 Recipients

Daniel Deese,
Incoming Freshman at University of Miami,
Son of Buddy Deese,
Lake Worth Drainage District.

Katie Hertel,
Freshman Indian River Community College
Daughter of Eric Hertel
Heather Hertel, Junior
Indian River Community College Daughter of
Eric Hertel


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2004 Recipients

Heather Hertel,
Sophomore Indian River Community College
Daughter of Eric Hertel

Alex Tchekmeian,
Freshman University of Central Florida
Son of Dave Blackburne
Greg Magee,
Freshman Indian River Community College
Son of Norma Magee

Rena Tchekmeian,
Sophomore Florida Gulf Coast University
Daughter of Dave Blackburn

2003 Recipients

Heather Hertel,
Sophomore Indian River Community College
Daughter of Eric Hertel

Bittany Camacho,
Freshman Indian River Community College
Daughter of Charles Camacho.
Rena Tchekmeian,
Freshman Florida Gulf Coast University
Daughter of Robert D. Blackburn, Jr.

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