Huntington, Ind.—Seven incoming freshmen to Huntington University have been named recipients of the Horizon Leadership Scholarship for the 2010/11 academic year. This is the third year that the scholarship has been awarded.
Launched in the fall of 2008, the Horizon Leadership Program is a collaborative effort between Huntington University and Youth for Christ designed to attract and retain students of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds by providing educational, leadership and creative outlets.
The Horizon Leader Scholarship covers fees associated with tuition and housing costs for up to 10 semesters through a combination of federal, state and institutional aid.
The program is designed to integrate participating students into an existing fabric of university life and Youth for Christ ministry through community service, academic success, professional/leadership development, spiritual growth and social involvement.
The recipients of the award are:
Rosa Cruz, Burbank High School, San Antonio, Texas.
Brianna Lapetina, William Horlick High School, Racine, Wis.
Karina Palma, South Side High School, Fort Wayne, Ind.
James Pope, San Diego International Studies School, San Diego, Calif.
Guiliana Ruiz-Moreno, Chesterton High School, Chesterton, Ind.
Isaiah Stephenson, North Side High School, Fort Wayne, Ind.
Jonathan Zamora, Chicago Hope Academy, Chicago, Ill.