The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Lewisburg, West Virginia
The Olivia Claire Obrokta Pediatric Award
This $1,000 Award was established in 2014 by Olivia’s “Grannie”, Dr. Deena Obrokta, Pediatrician and a graduate of WVSOM, and is awarded to a female graduate with the highest GPA entering the field of pediatrics. For more information, please visit: https://www.wvsomfoundation.org/Scholarships/scholarships-home
2014 Recipient: Caroline Reed
2015 Recipient: Brenna Keane
2016 Recipient: Danielle Simpson Browning
2017 Recipient: Rachel Harris
2018 Recipient: Alexandra Huy
The West Virginia University College of Law
Morgantown, West Virginia
The Olivia Claire Obrokta Scholarship for Academic Excellence
This endowment was established by Olivia’s parents and provides a $1,000 scholarship for female students enrolled at the WVU College of Law. The scholarship is awarded to a female student with the highest class GPA after the first semester of the student’s third year. Students must be a full-time status to receive this award. To donate to the scholarship, please visit: https://give.wvu.edu/law#, at the bottom of the page, click on “specify designation”. In the designation field, you can enter the fund number 3Z626, or the name of the scholarship.
2017 Recipient: Jennifer Winkler
Ms. Winkler is a 2017 WVU College of Law graduate and a 2014 summa cum laude graduate of West Virginia University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a minor in psychology. At WVU College of Law, she was the Executive Editor for the West Virginia Law Review, a clinical student in the United States Supreme Court Law Clinic, and a Research Assistant for WVU President Emeritus and Professor of Law David Hardesty. Following her first and second years of law school, she worked as a Summer Associate for Jackson Kelly PLLC in Charleston, West Virginia. Jennifer currently serves as a federal law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia.
2018 Recipient: Christine Pill
Ms. Pill is a 2018 WVU College of Law graduate. Christy is from Martinsburg, WV. Her undergrad is the from the University of Richmond, where she majored in Arts Administration and Dance. She also has a graduate degree from Columbia University in Strategic Communications. She’s currently a member of the WV Law Review.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Member of the St. Jude Society in Memory of Olivia
For more information or to donate to St. Jude, please visit: https://www.stjude.org/
The Ronald McDonald House
Charleston, West Virginia
Dedicated in Olivia’s honor and memory by the BrickStreet Foundation. For additional information, please visit: http://www.charlestonrmhc.org/
Charleston Area Medical Center, Women and Children’s NICU
The Olivia Claire Obrokta Family Room
Dedicated in Olivia’s honor and memory by the BrickStreet Foundation.
Dublin Bridges is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose purpose is to spread kindness in the Dublin City School District community. Bridges uses advocates in the community to identify needs and then puts those needs out to the community by utilizing technology and social media. Generous members of the community then offer to meet those needs. #KindnessIsCool
For more information, please visit: neighborhoodbridges.org/Dublin-OH