2020-2021 Scholarship Recipients

As part of its mission to foster the study of energy and mineral law, the EMLF annually awards scholarships to students attending EMLF member law schools. Composed of law professors and practicing attorneys, the scholarship committee has the difficult task of choosing the recipients from a number of qualified applicants representing member law schools.

EMLF Law Student Scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year totaled $27,000, and were awarded to the following nine law students. Unless noted, all awards are from the general scholarship fund.

Sarah Straube

Sarah Straube

James H. Davis, III Memorial Scholarship Recipient. Lewisburg, PA native Sarah Straub earned a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies from Central Penn College before coming to Penn State Law, University Park where is currently a third year student.

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Desireé (Desi) Smith

Desireé (Desi) Smith

Grand Junction, CO native Desireé Smith is a third year student at Washburn University School of Law, having earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Communications from Colorado State University.

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Erin O’Brien

Erin O’Brien

Erin O’Brien, a Buffalo, New York native, is attending West Virginia University College of Law where she is a third year student, having graduated with a BS in Chemistry from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania.

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Benjamin N. (Ben) Moore

Benjamin N. (Ben) Moore

Graduating Summa Cum Laude from the University of Central Oklahoma with a Bachelor in Business Administration, Texas native Ben Moore is currently a third year student at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

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Tyler R. Laudick

Tyler R. Laudick

Tyler Laudick, a Wichita native, graduated from Wichita State University with a biomedical engineering degree before coming to Washburn University School of Law where he is in his third year.

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Bailey Emory

Bailey Emory

Cabot Scholarship Recipient.
Pennsylvania native Bailey Emory began her law school career at Capital University before transferring to West Virginia University where she is now a third year student, concentrating on energy and sustainable development law.

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Courtney Cole

Courtney Cole

Courtney Cole hails from Cleveland, Ohio and received a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major — biology and criminal justice — from Muskingum University. She went on to Appalachian School of Law where she is a third year student. She was active in various...

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Jessica M. Barnes

Jessica M. Barnes

A third year law student at Duquesne University School of Law, Jessica Barnes originates from Cleveland, OH. She attended nearby Heidelberg University in Tiffin, where she majored in Environmental Science and Business Administration, earning a bachelor of science degree.

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Grant Armentor

Grant Armentor

Lake Charles, Louisiana native Grant Armentor is a third year law student at South Texas College of Law Houston and is in the top two percent of his class.

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