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Four BC Students Receive 2013 Christian Experience Scholarships

Four Bridgewater College students are recipients of the college's 2013 Summer Christian Experience Scholarship and will spend 10 weeks in the summer working at a variety of church-related camps. Each student was awarded $2,500 from the scholarship program, which is funded by the Bridgewater College endowment fund.

Receiving the scholarship are:

•    Patricia A. Ajavon, a sophomore art and business administration major, from Sterling, Va. She will serve this summer at Shepherd’s Spring in Sharpsburg, Md.

•    Kirsten Roth, a sophomore psychology major with a minor in social work, is the daughter of Wendy Roth from Carrolton, Va., and Joe Roth from Williamsburg, Va. Roth will serve this summer at Shepherd’s Spring in Sharpsburg, Md.

•    Kaitlyn Harris, a junior athletic training major, is the daughter of Patrick and Sharon Harris from Wyomissing, Pa. Harris will serve at Camp Swatara in Bethel, Pa.

•    Shelley Weachter, a sophomore mathematics major, is the daughter Dave and Rhonda Weachter from Manassas, Va. Weachter will serve at Camp Bethel in Fincastle, 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.

Posted 5/20/13

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