Bethesda Awards Academic Scholarships to Five Students

Bethesda, a national support provider for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, has awarded five students with Lutheran Student Scholastic and Service Scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year.

The criteria for the competitive scholarships included academic excellence, active membership in a Lutheran congregation, service hours supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the pursuit of a career supporting people with developmental disabilities.

Students awarded $500 scholarships are:

  • Olivia Laaker, Troy, Ala., incoming freshman at Troy University, Troy, Ala.
  • Bethany Cunningham, Kerrville, Texas, incoming freshman at Concordia University-Wisconsin, Mequon, Wis.

 

Students awarded $3,000 scholarships are:

  • Wolf Parsons, Spearfish, S.D., junior at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary, Mequon, Wis.
  • Nathanael Eaton, Lee’s Summit, Mo., senior at Concordia University-Nebraska, Seward, Neb.
  • Rachel Hahn, Zionsville, Ind., senior at Butler University, Indianapolis, Ind.

 

About Bethesda

Bethesda is a national support provider for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Bethesda offers a full spectrum of services for people with disabilities including residential and vocational support, faith life resources and community engagement. For more information visit http://www.BethesdaLutheranCommunities.org.

 

Media contact: Ross Boettcher

Public Relations Specialist

Ross.Boettcher@mailblc.org

920-206-4430

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