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Sycamore Teacher Leader Scholarships awarded

August 11, 2018

Ten incoming Indiana State University students have been selected to receive the Sycamore Teacher Leader Scholarship.

Sycamore Teacher Leader scholarships provide first-year students in the Bayh College of Education who intend to major in elementary, secondary or special education with full in-state tuition for four years and an additional $3,000 professional development account. Recipients were selected based on academic achievement, leadership, service and desire to become a high-quality educator.

These scholars will become the next teacher-leaders as part of the Bayh College of Education Scholars to Teachers (BEST) Program. The BEST Program focuses on leadership, professional development, community service and engagement and mentoring. Opportunities for research and presentations are also included. These Sycamores create and implement events and programs that serve the campus and greater community. BEST Scholars will become educational professionals who transform lives and communities through inclusive excellence.

This year's recipients are:

Dalton Veach of Marshall, Ill., graduated from Marshall Community High School and plans to pursue a major in social studies education.

 

 

 

Eryn Jenkins of Indianapolis graduated from Lawrence Central High School and plans to pursue a major in English education.

 

 

Emma Morguson of Solsberry, Ind., graduated from Eastern Greene High School and plans to pursue a major in elementary education.

 

 

Kamilah Kirkwood of Bridgeton, Mo., graduated from Pattonville High School and plans to pursue a major in elementary education.

 

 

Meredith Fenimore of Terre Haute graduated from Terre Haute North Vigo High and plans to pursue a major in elementary education.

 

 

Nicole Nunez of Bolingbrook, Ill., graduated from Bolingbrook High School and plans to pursue a major in elementary education.

 

 

Olivia Wright of Greenwood, Ind., graduated from Center Grove High School and plans to pursue a major in elementary education.

 

 

 

Rachel Luft of Clinton, Ind., graduated from South Vermillion High School and plans to pursue a major in special education.

 

 

Trevor Cox of Memphis, Ind., graduated from Scottsburg High School and plans to pursue a major in music education.

 

 

Taylor Hooton of Indianapolis graduated from Perry Meridian High School and plans to pursue a major in elementary education.

 

 

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Writer and media contact: Connor Myers, media relations assistant, Office of Communications and Marketing, cmyers34@sycamores.indstate.edu or 812-237-3773

Story Highlights

Sycamore Teacher Leader scholarships provide first-year students in the Bayh College of Education who intend to major in elementary, secondary or special education with full in-state tuition for four years and a $3,000 professional development account.

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