MAX Scholarship Winners

Given the current pandemic, we were unable to share the exciting news with the winners in person this year. Instead, we surprised all of them with unexpected Zoom calls so most of them were caught completely off-guard. Enjoy their candid reactions!

2019-2020 MAX $40,000 Grand Prize Scholarship Winners

MAX Scholarship winner Nickolett Daniels

Nickolett Daniels, '20
Texas Southern University
Thurgood Marshall School of Law 

 

View a video of Nickolett receiving her $40K Grand Prize Scholarship.

“I am grateful for MAX by AccessLex giving students, like myself, the opportunity to learn how to strategize our future financial plans after graduation. I gained knowledge in the options available to maintain financial stability after graduation. Winning this scholarship is a blessing, because I can stress less about paying for student loans and focus on my career. Thank you AccessLex!”

MAX Scholarship Winner Elizabeth Finazzo

Elizabeth Finazzo, '22
Case Western Reserve University
School of Law

View a video of Elizabeth receiving her $40K Grand Prize Scholarship.

"Participating in this program has improved my financial literacy by teaching me how to establish good habits and make strategic decisions about my finances. Thank you, MAX by AccessLex, for not only easing the financial burden of law school next year but also changing the rest of my life!"

MAX Scholarship winner William Wimbish

William Wimbish, '21
University of Idaho
College of Law

 

View a video of William receiving his $40K Grand Prize Scholarship.

“The MAX by AccessLex modules provided me with the foundation I need in order to accomplish my financial goals during and after law school. Thanks to this scholarship and the lessons provided I am able to progress in becoming financially “fit” and get a jump start for life following law school. ”

2019-2020 MAX $25,000 Grand Prize Scholarship Winners

MAX Scholarship winner Andrew Bougard

Andrew Bougard, '20
Southern University Law Center

 

“The MAX by AccessLex program was well worthwhile. It taught me a lot about finances, taxes, and budgeting that I did not know until now. Thanks to them, I feel more confident about how to navigate the real world and handle my finances responsibly. I highly encourage everyone to take advantage of the information that they provide. Thank you AccessLex!”

MAX Scholarship Winner Sabreigha Dixon

Sabreigha Dixon, '21
New York Law School

View a video of Sabreigha receiving her $25K Grand Prize Scholarship.

"I am beyond grateful to MAX by AccessLex for not only this scholarship but also the tips for financial success that their program has equipped me with. Not only is MAX by AccessLex incredibly user friendly but it makes learning about financial planning straight forward and easy to understand. Thanks to this scholarship, a large financial burden will be lifted off me and my family for my third year of law school. I will make sure to continue to use the tools and strategies that I learned through the MAX program to ensure financial stability and good financial habits. Thank you, again AccessLex!"

MAX Scholarship winner Tyler Lipositz

Tyler Lipositz, '20
Villanova University
Widger School of Law

 

View a video of Tyler receiving his $25K Grand Prize Scholarship.

“I wanted to begin my career with a solid financial plan in place, so I turned to Max by AccessLex. Their online lessons and free one-on-one Financial Coaching Sessions equipped me with the information I needed to make strategic financial decisions going forward. Thank you AccessLex!”

MAX Scholarship winner Hannah Oates

Hannah Oates, '21
University of Kentucky
College of Law

 

View a video of Hannah receiving her $25K Grand Prize Scholarship.

"Due to COVID-19 I lost my employment for the summer. Worried about the potential of taking out more loans, MAX by AccessLex provided tools and insight for both long and short-term financial obstacles and planning. Now after winning the scholarship I won’t have to take out any loans for my last year of school and will graduate in an even better position than I was before losing my job. I cannot say thank you enough!"

MAX Scholarship winner Kenneth On

Kenneth On, '22
University of Southern California
Law School

“I am very grateful to MAX by AccessLex for the opportunity to win the wonderful scholarship! Thanks to this scholarship I will be able to pursue public work for the summer at a legal aid without any financial concerns. The modules were also very helpful in becoming informed about my financial future! Thank you MAX by AccessLex! ”

MAX Scholarship Winner Lane Spears

Lane Spears, '22
University of Virginia
School of Law

View a video of Lane receiving her $25K Grand Prize Scholarship.

“I plan on pursuing a career in public interest law. This scholarship is a great help in financing degree. Thank you so much AccessLex!”

 

Previous MAX Scholarship Winners

 

MAX Grand Prize Scholarship Winners

 

Andrea Shaia, '20
Case Western Reserve University
School of Law

MAX Grand Prize Scholarship Winner Andrea Shaia
 

Kourtney Hodge, '20
University of Missouri-Kansas City
School of Law

MAX Grand Prize Scholarship Winner Kourtney Hodge
 

 

 

Brianna Potter, '20
University of Michigan Law School

 

MAX Grand Prize Scholarship Winner Brianna Potter
 

Naomie Pierre-Touissant, '21
University of Idaho College of Law

 

MAX Grand Prize Scholarship Winner Naomie Pierre-Touissant
 

 

Melia Hawley, '20
SMU Dedman School of Law

 

MAX Grand Prize Scholarship Winner Melia Hawley
 

Stephanie Luhring, '20
University St. Thomas (MN)
School of Law

MAX Grand Prize Scholarship Winner Stephanie Luhring
 

Elena Menagias, '21
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center

 

MAX Grand Prize Scholarship Winner Elena Menagias
 

 

Mackenzie Allan, '21
Washington University School of Law

 

MAX Grand Prize Scholarship Winner Mackenzie Allan
 

 

 

 

MAX $5,000 Scholarship Winners

 

MAX Scholarship winner Tiffany Aguiar

Tiffany Aguiar, '20
University of California
Irvine School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship Winner Miranda Bovit

Miranda Bovit, '21
Temple University 
Beasley School of Law

MAX Scholarship winner Sonia Carrasquillo

Sonia Carrasquillo, '22
Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship winner Amanda Magaldi

Amanda Magaldi, '22
Indiana University
Bloomington Maurer School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship winner Nicholas Romero

Nicholas Romero, '20
New York Law School


 

MAX Scholarship Winner Mallory Wolff

Mallory Wolff, '21
The University of New Mexico
School of Law

MAX Scholarship winner Amelia Parker

Amelia Parker, '22
Loyola University Chicago
School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship winner Eden Fere

Eden Fere, '21
University of St. Thomas
School of Law (MN)

 

MAX Scholarship Winner Kathryn Peachman

Kathryn Peachman, '20
Notre Dame Law School

MAX Scholarship Winner Alison Fonseca

Alison Fonseca, '21
Quinnipiac University
School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship winner Ian Jones

Ian Jones, '22
University of Virginia
School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship winner Nicole Ynigo

Nicole Ynigo, '20
St. Thomas University
School of Law

MAX Scholarship winner Jordan Tilley

Jordan Tilley, '21
University of Idaho
College of Law

 

MAX Scholarship winner Rachel Wanat

Rachel Wanat, '21
University of Baltimore School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship Winner Joseph Markus

Joseph (Joey) Markus, '20
University of San Diego School of Law

MAX Scholarship Winner Stephen Coselli

Stephen Coselli, '20
University of Houston Law Center

 

MAX Scholarship winner Syeda Zahra

Syeda Zahra, '21
Albany Law School

 

 

MAX Scholarship winner Zachary Mullings

Zachary Mullings, '21
Howard University School of Law

 

 

MAX Scholarship Winner Brianna Weaver

Brianna Weaver, '20
University of Hawai'i at Mánoa
William S. Richardson School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship Winner Jared MacKenzie

Jared MacKenzie, '20
University of Maryland
Francis King Carey School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship winner Jesse Benov

Jesse Benov, '20
The George Washington University
School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship winner Sara Zoglman

Sara Zoglman, '20
Southern Methodist University
Dedman School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship Winner Molly Humphreys

Molly Humphreys, '20
University of San Diego
School of Law

 

MAX Scholarship Winner Connor Wood

Connor Wood, '20
University of Cincinnati
College of Law