Edgar Allen Poe Literary Society

Raven FACs



April 9, 2022

It is our distinct pleasure to announce the winners of the 2022 Distinguished Raven Scholarships. Without exception, these young men & women are truly outstanding.

Thomas C Richards Memorial Scholarship ($2,500)

  Mongolia Harmony Lee

Rose, OK

Theodore L Hanson Memorial Scholarship ($2,500)

 Faith Yang

Waldron, AR

 William H Rees Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

Tong Vang

Minneapolis, MN

 Huey P O’Neal Memorial Scholarship ($2,000)

Daniel Yengnoung Lo

Spartanburg, SC

Richard H Defer Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

Serenity Lee

Hoschton, GA

 Charles P Russell Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

Alan Peevxwm Her

Sacramento, CA

 George H Tousley III Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

Iris Xiong

Eau Claire, WI


Richard W Herold Memorial Scholarship ($1,500)

Linda True Lor

Maplewood, MN


Hi Jerry,

I hope you’re doing well.

I am Linda Lor, one of the recipients of the 2022 Raven Scholarship. I just wanted to update you on how I’m doing, as this scholarship is one of the few things that are supporting my education abroad.

I am writing to you from Budapest, Hungary. It is currently 3:00PM here, but I am extremely jet-lagged from my flight. Despite that, I have been enjoying the city and have been fortunate enough to meet many people. On the 22nd, I met up with a Hmong acquaintance of mine from Laos studying architecture in Pecs, Hungary. I have also visited the Hungarian Parliament, the Hungarian House of Music, and several parks near my apartment. And yesterday I spent a little over 3 hours applying for my residence permit (an extremely stressful process if you ask me!).

I’ve attached some pictures below. Feel free to share this with other scholarship committee members. 🙂

How is it in the U.S? As summer is coming to an end, do you have any big plans?


Linda Lor

 John L Carroll Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

Jazlyn Karakorn

Santa Rosa Beach, FL

 Harold L Mischler Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

Kahun Nathaniel Vue

Woodbury, MN

 Paul V Jackson Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

Kennis Jasperson

Sacramento, CA

Willis G Uhls Memorial Scholarship ($1,000)

Conor Moua

Clovis, CA