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McDaniel College Freshmen from NJ Awarded Educator's Legacy Scholarships


WESTMINSTER, MD (09/26/2019)-- McDaniel College has awarded select freshmen with Educator's Legacy Scholarships valued at up to $100,000 for each student.

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Children with a parent or guardian who has at least four years of current and consecutive full time employment at a K-12 school or community college can apply for this guaranteed scholarship to attend McDaniel College. Any service qualifies, such as teachers, administrators, counselors, nurses or support staff, etc.

Erin Agnew of Haddonfield (08033) has been awarded an Educator's Legacy Scholarship valued at up to $100,000. Agnew is a graduate of Haddon Township High School.

Erinkimber Cunnane of Cinnaminson (08077) has been awarded an Educator's Legacy Scholarship valued at up to $100,000. Cunnane is a graduate of Cinnaminson High School.

Sarah Dunn of Haddonfield (08033) has been awarded an Educator's Legacy Scholarship valued at up to $100,000. Dunn is a graduate of Camden Catholic High School.

There is no limit to the number of Educator's Legacy Scholarships awarded by McDaniel. The $25,000 annual scholarship (or $20,000 per year for commuter students) is renewable each year to students who maintain continuous enrollment and satisfactory academic progress.

According to McDaniel President Roger N. Casey, "McDaniel has successfully trained teachers and administrators for over 100 years. The college also has a tradition of producing top educators, including the 2011 National Teacher of the Year Michelle Shearer. We are proud of this legacy and want to celebrate our commitment to educators by rewarding the children of elementary and secondary school employees with this scholarship."

McDaniel College, founded in 1867, is a four-year, independent college of the liberal arts and sciences offering more than 70 undergraduate programs of study, including pre-professional specializations and student-designed majors, and over 20 graduate programs. One of 40 "Colleges That Change Lives," McDaniel emphasizes experiential learning and student-faculty collaboration to develop the unique potential in every student. Represented by the Green Terror, its 24 athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division III Centennial Conference. A student-centered community of 1,600 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students offers access to both Baltimore and Washington, D.C., plus a European campus in Budapest, Hungary.