Central Penn area students receive Everence scholarships

Scholarship program encourages young people to explore integration of faith and finances

Several students from the Central Pennsylvania area have received Everence® college scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.

The local recipients, each of whom received a $750 scholarship, are:

  • Andrea Acosta of Lititz, who is a member of Blossom Hill Mennonite Church and is pursuing a degree at Bloomsburg (Pennsylvania) University.
  • Lauren Hartzler of Manheim, who is a member of Mountville Mennonite Church and is pursuing a degree at Eastern Mennonite University (Harrisonburg, Virginia).
  • Anna Hershey of Mifflintown, who is a member of Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ Church and is pursuing a degree at Misericordia University (Dallas, Pennsylvania).
  • Marcus Huber of Lititz, who is a member of Manheim Brethren in Christ Church and is pursuing a degree at Temple University in Philadelphia.
  • Bryce Kready of Mannheim, who is a member of Mannheim Brethren in Christ Church and is pursuing a degree at the University of Pittsburgh.
  • Shayna Landis of Lancaster, who is a member of Neffsville Mennonite Church and is pursuing a degree at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg.
  • Emma Lown of Elizabethtown, who is pursuing a degree at Lancaster Bible College in Lancaster.
  • Micah Martin of Ephrata, who is as member of Blainsport Mennonite Church and is pursuing a degree at Gordon College (Wenham, Massachusetts).
  • Joanna Niesley of Marietta, who is a member of Mount Joy Mennonite Church and is pursuing a degree at Cedarville (Ohio) University.
  • Janelle Preheim of Lancaster, who is a member of Blossom Hill Mennonite Church and is pursuing a degree at Goshen (Indiana) College.
  • Mason Stoltzfus of New Holland, who is a member of Conestoga Mennonite Church and is pursuing a degree at Eastern Mennonite University.
  • Alexis Stoner of Elizabethtown, who is a member of Good Mennonite Church and is pursuing a degree at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia.

These students are among 42 recipients of Everence college scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year. The scholarship program encourages young people to explore the integration of faith and finances while helping them on their educational journeys.

More than 150 students from across the country applied for scholarships – a benefit of being an Everence member – for the coming academic year. Recipients were chosen based on leadership, community involvement and responses to an essay question.

“Everence believes it’s important to support students as they work toward their college degrees,” said Kenda Mishler, Member Benefits Manager. “We want to reward young women and men committed to improving their communities and the world beyond their communities.”

View a complete list of 2018-2019 scholarship recipients and their photos.

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