Area students receive scholarships

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Two students from the Souderton area are among the 41 total recipients of Everence college scholarships

Students from the Souderton area are among the 41 recipients of Everence® college scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year. The scholastic program encourages young people to explore the integration of faith and finances while helping them on their educational journeys. The local recipients are:

Morgan Swartly

Morgan Swartley of Souderton, Pa., who received a $750 scholarship to pursue a degree at Liberty University.

Justin Burkholder

Justin Burkholder of Dublin, Pa., who received a $750 scholarship to pursue a degree at Palm Beach Atlantic University.

More than 220 students from across the country applied for scholarships for the coming academic year. Recipients were chosen based on leadership, community involvement and responses to an essay question about someone who models the concept of stewardship.

“Helping students continue their education is important to Everence,” said Kenda Mishler, Member Benefits Manager. “We recognize the effort it takes to invest their time and talents in their communities while balancing school and family obligations.”

One student received a $2,000 scholarship, two received $1,000 scholarships and 38 others received $750 scholarships for the upcoming school year. For a complete list of scholarship recipients and their photos, visit Everence.com.