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Shorter University Education majors receive competitive scholarships

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Rome, Ga. — Two students in Shorter University’s School of Education have been selected to receive scholarships from outside organizations in recognition of their educational achievements.

Regina Evans, a senior middle grades education major from Rome, was recently awarded a scholarship from the Luke Milam Foundation. Mr. Milam was killed in action in 2007 in Afghanistan. Applicants are required to have a family member in the same unit, submit an application, and complete a 1,000-word essay on what Luke Milam’s sacrifice means to the applicant. Miss Evan’s mother, Mrs. Davina Evans, is currently serving our country as a Major in the Marine Corps.

Kaitlyn Little, a special education/early childhood education major from Rome, has been selected to receive a scholarship from the Fidelis Beta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa, an honorary sorority for women in education. The scholarship will be presented at the Alpha Delta Kappa Christmas luncheon on Dec. 6.

News release by Student Writer Joshua Fenner

Founded in 1873, Shorter University is a Christ-centered, four-year liberal arts university committed to excellence in education. U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review annually includes Shorter on its list of best Southeastern Colleges. The university offers traditional bachelor’s degrees in 40 areas of study, online courses and degree programs, undergraduate programs for working adults, and master’s programs. Learn more about Shorter at www.shorter.edu.