Will Frangos began at JMU with much experience in the field of geophysics and a brand new PhD in hand. He convinced everyone that geophysics is fun. He taught a variety of geophysics and quantitative geology courses as well as the general education science course, GSCI 101, Physics, Chemistry and the Human Experience. Students flocked to him, interested and eager to learn and experience through geophysics research projects. Will touched many lives with his friendship and will always remain in their hearts.

This scholarship was established by Suzan Frangos in memory of Will.  The scholarship provides funds to an undergraduate student doing research in Geophysics and/or Quantitative Environmental Geology.

Past Awardees

2023: Rachel Courtney

2022: Ashley Holsinger

2021: Emily Marsch

2020: Jonah Neri

2019: Zachary Strasberg

2018: Madison Gilmore

2017: Michelle Proulx

2016: Jacob Gochenour

2015: Caryn Martin

2014: Jillian Browning and Brendan Soles

2013: Douglas Jones

2012: Ellen Keel

2011: Brittany Wilhelm

2010: Timothy Brooks

2006: Sarah Roberts

2005: Mark Bascope and Scott Ikard

Give to the William Frangos Memorial Endowment.

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