2019 Recipient of the Matthew Ross Wanetik
Memorial Scholarship

John Jankovic

Wanetik Award Winner 2019

The 2018 recipient of the Wanetik Award is John Jankovic ‘20. Like Matt, John is majoring in both International Relations and Political Science; he also has a minor in Psychology. Like Matt, John is a member of a fraternity, Phi Alpha Delta, and very engaged in our campus community, particularly in the SU Student Association. Like Matt, John volunteered to help in the wake of a natural disaster. In 2017, John helped coordinate a disaster relief trip for 23 students to Puerto Rico to assist in the wake of Hurricane Maria. 

Like Matt, John is a sports fan for SU sports as well as professional baseball. Although being from the Bronx, John roots for the Yankees rather than the Phillies. John also works on campus to help defray the cost of his SU education. He hopes to attend law school and be active in US national politics in the future.