Several students from the Souderton area have received Everence® college scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year.
The local recipients are:
• Hannah Bohrer of Quakertown, Pa., who received a $750 scholarship to pursue a degree at Bucks County Community College
• Joshua Ledyard of Bethlehem, Pa., who received a $750 scholarship to pursue a degree at American University
• Morgan Swartley of Souderton, Pa., who received a $750 scholarship to pursue a degree at Liberty University
These students are among 42 recipients of Everence college scholarships for the 2016-2017 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 160 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 academics, leadership, community involvement and responses to an essay question.
“We enjoy rewarding students who invest their time in helping their communities in addition to doing well in school,” said Kenda Mishler, Member Benefits Manager for Everence.
One student received a $2,000 scholarship, two received $1,000 scholarships and 39 others received $750 scholarships for the upcoming school year. Visit everence.com for a complete list of scholarship recipients and their photos.
Everence helps individuals, organizations and congregations integrate finances with faith through a national team of advisors and representatives. Everence offers banking, insurance and financial services with community benefits and stewardship education. To learn more, visit everence.com/souderton or call 215-703-0111.