2013 Woodruff Fellows


Zachary Eyster

Messiah College, 2006
BA in religion, minor in philosophy

Villanova University, 2009
MA in ethics

Eyster was a Kaplan instructor and student adviser. He has volunteered with the
Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania and with the Six:Eight Community Church, a senior citizen activity center. At Messiah College, he was a Presidential Scholar and was awarded the U.S. Marine Corps Scholarship Excellence Award and the Albert Geesey Memorial Award. Eyster graduated magna cum laude from Messiah College. He was a tuition scholar at Villanova and was awarded the Teacher of Year Award by Kaplan in 2008. Eyster became a published author in 2009 for his work, Daring to Hope: Josef Fuchs, Fundamental Option, and the Soteriological Implications Thereof. His hometown is York, Pa.

 

Steve Ferketic

University of Connecticut, 2008
BS in biological science, BA in political science

Ferketic was a Teach for America Amgen Fellow in Roma, Texas, where he taught high school chemistry. He coached the freshman football team and directed drama productions each semester. Ferketic led conservation projects in Cape Town, South Africa, and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, that he designed and implemented while in college. He is the co-author of an article that will be published in Biological Conservation. Ferketic was awarded numerous honors while in college, including the Individual Husky Award. He was named an UConn New England Scholar and a Rhodes/Marshall Scholarship nominee. Ferketic graduated Phi Beta Kappa. His hometown is West Hartford, Conn.

 

Kristi Miller

Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008
BS in history, technology and society

Miller was the junior tennis program director at the Marietta Country Club in
Georgia. While at Georgia Tech, she was a member of the varsity women’s tennis team and served as captain. She graduated with highest honors from Georgia Tech where she was a six-time All-American Division I athlete. Miller led her team to the university’s first NCAA team championship. She was a recipient of the NCAA Top VIII award, the Arthur Ashe Award for Leadership and Sportsmanship and the ESPN The Magazine At-Large Academic All-American of the Year Award. She organized the first Aces for the Cure women’s tennis fundraiser for the Susan B. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Her hometown is Marysville, Mich.

 

Elizabeth Redpath

Davidson College, 2004
BA in English

Redpath was a senior business developer for MACTEC Engineering and Consulting, where she managed the business development of consulting services, facility assessments and capital planning software. She is the creator and author of a blog devoted to GLBT activism and progress. While at Davidson, Redpath was the director of publicity for the concert committee, a writer for the Davidson Journal and a volunteer and activist for several GLBT organizations in Atlanta. She graduated magna cum laude. She also served as a congressional intern for U.S. Rep. Howard Coble of North Carolina. Redpath graduated Phi Beta Kappa and was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa. She was selected as a Charles E. Lloyd Scholar for her achievement in nonfiction writing. Her hometown is Atlanta.