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I, Rachel Anker, completely dedicate myself to accomplishing my goals and have a passion for learning. Because of this, I would be a deserving candidate to consider for the Lilly Scholarship. This scholarship would alleviate much of the stress included in the college experience and allow me to more fully enjoy my time enrolled in college. Originally, I resided in Fort Wayne, but my family relocated to Ossian in 2014. I attended Lutheran South Unity—a private school in Fort Wayne—from kindergarten to eighth grade. In the eighth grade, I was awarded the honor of salutatorian. Typically, the honor goes to an athlete, but they made an exception for me. I commuted to Norwell High School for my freshman year of high school. Then, I moved to Ossian…show more content…
However, I am deeply considering majoring in history. I am looking into careers connected with this major, other than education. Several of my history teachers helped to strengthen my interest in history; therefore, I am also considering history education. Other interests of mine that could affect my choice are theatre and perhaps English. I will work hard to earn my degree and work in a career I am passionate about. As for college, I hope to attend IPFW. The campus appeared to be very pleasant and I believe that attending IPFW will be a great experience. I am also applying to Huntington University and have already applied to Ball State. I plan to stay close enough to home that I can commute to campus every day. My parents are extremely important to me and I want to be able to be there for them as they were—and continue to be—there for me. They are such a great support system and I would not have gotten where I am today without their encouragement and love. Receiving the Lilly Scholarship would be incredible. I could pursue an education without constant worry over student loan debt. This scholarship would help my parents and I tremendously. My education offered me many amazing opportunities. Because of this, I plan to continue on with further studies. Above all, I have a drive to succeed and I truly value learning. Thank you for your
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