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Bridgewater College Students Receive 2017 Christian Experience Scholarships

July 28, 2017

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Four Bridgewater College students have received the college’s 2017 Summer Christian Experience Scholarship and will spend nine weeks in the summer working at a variety of church-related camps. Each student was awarded $3,000 from the scholarship program, which is funded by the Bridgewater College endowment fund.

Receiving the scholarships are:

Dafne Espinal Pena, a sophomore biochemistry major from Plainsboro, N.J., who will serve at Camp Swatara in Bethel, Pa;

Parker Lindquist, a senior music major and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Linquist of Manassas, Va., who will serve at Brethren Woods Camp in Keezletown, Va.; and 

Mikaela Thomas and Kayla Wilson who will serve at Shepherd’s Spring in Sharpsburg, Md.

Thomas, a sophomore applied chemistry major, is the daughter of Kerwin and Racquel Thomas of Gambrills, Md. Wilson, a freshman psychology major, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Wilson of Virginia Beach, Va.

The Summer Christian Experience Scholarship Program, which was created by Bridgewater College to memorialize a number of outstanding church leaders, enables students to gain valuable experience and training in various forms of Christian ministry while providing useful service to church-related camps.

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