it comes to academic excellence, leadership skills, and visible Christian
faith, Alex Gesch (Cedar Grove, Wisconsin) and Sarah Engbers (Elmhurst,
Illinois) fulfill all the requirements for the Founders Scholarship at
The two high school seniors
were chosen from among 37 applicants for the prestigious award, which provides
a renewable full-tuition scholarship for two incoming freshmen.
"The task of determining
this year's recipients was not easy," said Denise Coleman, Trinity's director
of financial aid. "All of the applicants showed tremendous academic, social,
and spiritual credentials. The competition for the scholarship points to
the high quality of students who are choosing to pursue their higher education
at Trinity. Both Sarah and Alex have the qualifications to have been accepted
by any other prestigious institution in the United States, so we're pleased
that they will be on our campus."
who will graduate from Timothy Christian High School, plans to major in
special education while Gesch, a student at Sheboygan County Christian
High School, is eyeing business administration. They must maintain a minimum
3.75 grade-point average at the end of each academic year in order to renew
Applicants for the Founders
Scholarship must be accepted as first-time freshmen at Trinity; rank in
the top five percent of their graduating class or achieve a 3.8 grade-point
average; score a minimum of 30 on the ACT or 1320 on the SAT; exhibit leadership
in their church, school, or community; and show evidence of Christian faith.
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