2017 Frederic L. Ballard, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Recipients
Five applicants were selected as 2017 recipients of the Frederic L. Ballard Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Each recipient received a waiver of the enrollment to the 2017 Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Seminar, complimentary lodging, and reimbursement of travel expenses.
The 2017 Scholarship Recipients:
Portia Bailey-Bernard, Indiana University School of Law
Christa Childers, Florida State University College of Law
Jacqueline Hensley, University of Oklahoma College of Law
Andrias “Annie” Jones, University of Texas School of Law
Taylor Stockemer, University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law
Frederic L. Ballard, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
NABL renamed its existing Fundamentals of Municipal Bond Law Seminar scholarship program to honor longtime NABL member Frederic L. “Rick” Ballard, Jr. who passed away in 2014. NABL’s decision to bestow this honor on Mr. Ballard stemmed from his longstanding commitment to educating young bond attorneys. As Mr. Ballard’s contributions to NABL touched so many of its members, NABL is confident that the Frederic L. Ballard, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program will become part of his enduring legacy.
In recognition of the newly named program, the law firm of Ballard Spahr LLP made a generous donation in his memory to the Scholarship fund. NABL invites all of its members to support the continued funding of the Frederic L. Ballard, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Program. Contributions should be made to NABL’s affiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, the Robert H. Hilderbrand, Jr. Fund, which will oversee and administer the scholarships. Those interested in contributing to the scholarship fund can download this form and submit it along with the donation to Linda Wyman, NABL’s Chief Operating Officer. Donations to the fund are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.
Ballard Spahr, LLP
American College of Bond Counsel
Sandra D. Dawson, Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C.
Meredith Hathorn, Foley & Judell, L.L.P.
Cynthia Cartledge, Anchorage, AK
Ahlers & Cooney, P.C., Des Moines, IA
Carla Young, Nixon Peabody LLP
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
Rene Moore/Dee Wisor, Butler Snow LLP
Neal Acker, Alabama Housing Finance Authority
Michela Daliana, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
Kathleen McKinney, Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A
Marc Feller, Dilworth Paxson LLP
Michael Andreana, Pullman & Comley, LLC
** Current NABL members