Eight high school seniors awarded full-tuition Saint Mary Academic Scholarship

by Mark Apple | Dec 18, 2018

Eight outstanding school seniors from Indiana and Ohio have been awarded full-tuition scholarships to Marian University.

Each year, the university invites some of its top undergraduate applicants to compete for its prestigious Saint Mary Academic Scholarship. The award covers tuition expenses for all four years.

Madison Altman | Marian University

We surprised recipients, including Madison Altman, at their high schools with the decisions and a basket of MU swag. Marian University Admission Counselor Briannah Bieghler (right) was happy to share the good news.

This year, 78 students were selected to compete for the Marian scholarship based on their academic accomplishments, community service, and extracurricular activities. They participate in campus interviews with faculty and staff.

The 2019-20 Saint Mary Academic Scholarship recipients are:

  • MADISON ALTMAN
    North Montgomery High School | Crawfordsville, Indiana
    Intended major: Biology
  • WILLIAM BLAGBURN
    Greenfield Central High School | Greenfield, Indiana
    Intended major: Accounting
  • RACHEL NOBBE
    Greensburg Community High School | Greensburg, Indiana
    Intended major: Nursing
  • EMILY PARSONS
    Mother of Mercy High School | Cleves, Ohio
    Intended major: Secondary education
  • KATHERINE STEGEMANN
    Avon High School | Avon, Indiana
    Intended major: Nursing
  • GAVIN THOMPSON
    Carmel High School | Carmel, Indiana
    Intended major: Chemistry​
  • LILLIAN THOMPSON
    Morristown Jr./Sr. High School | Morristown, Indiana
    Intended major: Biology
  • MARY TIMM
    North Putnam High School | Bainbridge, Indiana
    Intended major: Psychology

"The academic profile of incoming Marian University students as measured by GPA and college entrance exam scores, has improved every year over the last five years," Paul Woolston, vice president of enrollment management, said. "Not surprisingly, the competition for the Saint Mary's Academic Scholarship is getting more intense each year as well. I'm excited about these recipients. There's no doubt they will be leaders in their communities and successful in their chosen career fields."

Marian welcomed its largest freshman class in 2018, a 26 percent increase over 2017. The university's enrollment team believes the 2019-20 fall semester could once again bring record enrollment since admission applications are currently ahead of the same time in 2018.

Applications for the fall 2019 class are still being accepted at marian.edu/apply.

  • IMARY LILLIAN THOMPSON
    Morristown Jr./Sr. High School | Morristown, Indiana
    Intended major: Biology 
  • RACHEL NOBBE
    Greensburg Community High School | Greensburg, Indiana
    Intended major: Nursing
  • RACHEL NOBBE
    Greensburg Community High School | Greensburg, Indiana
    Intended major: Nursing
  • RACHEL NOBBE
    Greensburg Community High School | Greensburg, Indiana
    Intended major: Nursing
  • RACHEL NOBBE
    Greensburg Community High School | Greensburg, Indiana
    Intended major: Nursing
  • RACHEL NOBBE
    Greensburg Community High School | Greensburg, Indiana
    Intended major: Nursing

News Media Contact

Mark Apple
Vice President of Marketing Communications
(317) 955-6775
mapple@marian.edu

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