Student Success Stories

Scholarships

Jose Delacruz ‘21

Hometown:  Bronx, NY

Major:  Early Childhood Education

Activities and Clubs:  Marauder Men’s Glee Club; Millersville Concerned Men; Society on Latino Affairs; Student Government Association (formerly Student Senate); Color of Teaching Millersville Scholars Program; Co-founder of League of Legends Club at Millersville University

Scholarships:  PSECU Scholarship; Aimee Decker Scholarship Endowment

Future Plans:  “My ultimate career goal is to become a child psychologist or educational researcher, maybe even staying in education and becoming a professor.”

Naima Winder ‘22

Hometown:  Lancaster, PA

Major:  Middle Level Education

Scholarships:  Michael K. and Neysa M. Callahan Endowed Scholarship

Academic Experience:  “The most valuable learning experiences that I’ve had so far have been building relationships with other students on campus and the professors really caring about their students’ success.”

Student Learning Experiences

Emily Bland ‘20

Hometown:  Greencastle, PA

Major:  Spanish Education

Scholarships:  Peter L. and Barbara B. Hunsberger Scholarship for Study Abroad; Beatrice M. Killough Endowment for Spanish Studies; Athletic Scholarship (Track & Field)

Global Education Experience:  “During my study abroad experience, I had the opportunity to travel to 9 countries: Spain, Italy, Portugal, France, England, Morocco, Germany, Austria and the Netherlands. Between these nations, I visited a total of 27 cities.”

Meagan Schulman ‘20

Hometown:  Levittown, NY

Major:  Atlantic World Studies

Activities and Clubs:  Honors College; Honors College Student Association; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Kappa Phi; Marching Band

Scholarships:  Paul & Caroline Beideman Honors College Fellowship Endowment

Undergraduate Research:  “The most valuable learning experience I’ve had so far at Millersville was going to Bermuda and interning at the National Museum of Bermuda. I learned so much from museum conservation, transcribing and learning how the archives operated. It was truly the most valuable experience I could have as a researcher.”

Marauder Athletics

Destinee Holloman ‘20

Hometown:  Lebanon, PA

Marauder Athletics Teams:  Women’s Track & Field

Major: Physics

Activities and Organizations:  Honors College; Society of Physics Students; Sigma Pi Sigma (Physics Honor Society)

Scholarships:  The Faraday Physics Scholarship; Harry A. ’65 & Carolyn J. Lohss Physics Scholarship; Board of Governors’ Science & Technology Scholarship; Athletic Scholarship (Track & Field)

Impact of Scholarships:  “Scholarships motivate me to continue to work hard at what I love in conjunction with furthering my education. The money has allowed me time that I would otherwise be working a job to practice.”

James Sullivan ‘21

Hometown:  Grottoes, VA

Marauder Athletics Team:  Men’s Basketball

Major: Business Administration:  Accounting

Activities and Clubs:  Navigators; Orientation Leader

Scholarships:  Ralph & Judy Anttonen Men’s Intercollegiate Basketball Scholarship Endowment; Lois T. Morgan ’54 Student-Athlete Endowed Scholarship; Athletic Scholarship (Men’s Basketball)

Athletics Experience:  “I love being a part of a team and competing for something that is greater than myself. Playing for my teammates and giving it my all on the court every game day gives me a sense of satisfaction. Overcoming adversity as a group and coming out on top is one of the greatest feelings.”