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Congratulations, 2014 CPF College Scholarship Recipients!

We are pleased to announce our 2014 CPF college scholarship recipients. We received a competitive pool of over 100 extraordinary applicants, and the CPF Scholarship Committee had no small task in selecting this year’s recipients. We would like to thank all of the generous donors who continue to make this fund possible and who have helped us set a new record for 2014 as we award 18 $500 scholarships. Read more about this year’s recipients here.

The 2014 CPF college scholarship recipients are:

Whittney Chu – Warren, NJ

Elana Colangelo – West Hartford, CT

Anise Gagnon – Orlando, FL

Hailey Gardner – Blythewood, SC

*Nathan Garran – Eastham, MA
       *Gip Seaver Scholarship Recipient

Sarah Garvin – Cortland, OH

Kelsey Haggerty – Shoreham, NY

Lauren Hestand – Lompoc, CA

Logan Jones – Simi Valley, CA

Kristina Ladd – Ayer, MA

Claudia Lay – Carrollton, TX

Justin Marsee – Thompson Station, TN

Antonio Renaldo – Pasadena, MD

+Cantley Roberts – Malvern, PA
       + Randall/LaRossa Scholarship Recipient

Nicholas Rossi – New City, NY

Rachel Sciabica – San Antonio, TX

Chelsea Valenzuela – Delray Beach, FL

Haley Whitfield – Trophy Club, TX

Congratulations!

CPF Announces 2014 Leadership Award Recipient

The Cleft Palate Foundation (CPF) is pleased to announce our 2014 CPF Leadership Award recipient is Maria Teresa Torres de Salcedo from Lima, Peru.

Each year CPF recognizes an individual or group who has demonstrated exceptional service and leadership on behalf of individuals with cleft or craniofacial anomalies. Maria Teresa was nominated by her colleagues at Transforming Faces and will be honored during the awards luncheon at the 71st Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association in Indianapolis, Indiana on March 27, 2014.

In 1997, Maria Teresa was in her last year of university when she met a child who had cleft lip and palate.  At first, she thought a surgery was all he needed. However, it quickly became apparent that the child also needed psychological support and speech therapy.

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