Waynesburg University has announced Ethan Lown from Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania, as a recipient of the Founder’s Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship.
Lown, son of Rick and Andrea Lown, is a senior at Elizabethtown Area High School. He is enrolled at Waynesburg University for the 2020-2021 academic year to study pre-law. He has also been accepted as a Stover Scholar and will be a member of the Stover Center for Constitutional Studies and Moral Leadership.
He will also play tennis for Waynesburg University’s men’s tennis team.
“I am extremely grateful to be a recipient of Waynesburg University’s Founders Scholarship,” said Lown. “I want to sincerely thank Waynesburg University for providing me with this award, as the Founders Scholarship will allow me to further my education, extracurricular involvement and athletic participation in a collegiate environment.”
I am excited to call Waynesburg University my home for the next four years. I can already tell that Waynesburg will provide me with every opportunity not just to have a successful career, but to become a better person, as well.”
While at Elizabethtown Area High School, Lown has been extremely active in athletics and extracurricular activities. He has been a member of the Bible Club, Pit Orchestra, Key Club and National Honor Society, in addition to participating in basketball, golf and tennis.
He has served as student council president, captain of the tennis team, class historian, National Honor Society vice president, Future Business Leaders of America treasurer, orchestra vice president and Pennsylvania Association of Student Council’s Lancaster County representative.
Most recently, Lown interned with the Lebanon County District Attorney’s Office.
Away from school, he has traveled on international mission trips to Tanzania and Mozambique with Jesus Film, and he serves as a volunteer coach at Unto, formerly known as Global Aid Network.
“I am excited to call Waynesburg University my home for the next four years,” added Lown. “I can already tell that Waynesburg will provide me with every opportunity not just to have a successful career, but to become a better person, as well.”
The Founders Scholarship, established in 2018, covers all tuition and fees, and is awarded to a maximum of three students who are first-time freshmen and Pennsylvania residents. Recipients must have a 3.5 GPA or higher, scored 1200 or higher on the Evidence-Based Reading, Writing and Math sections of the SAT or earned a composite score of 26 on the ACT.
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