Mission College Students Earn Scholarships

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Kevin D. Talley Jr. and Sarah L. Ludwick were awarded scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year from Sister Jerome’s Mission College program operated by the Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown.

Talley received the Bruce A. Roberts Memorial Scholarship and Ludwick received the Karen R. Murphy Beatitude House Scholarship.

Talley will graduate from Youngstown State University in December with a degree in social work. He served two years in the U.S. Navy as master of arms in the military police and is a graduate of Farrell High School. His dream is to work with disadvantaged youth and young adults.

Ludwick is on track to graduate from YSU next year, also with a degree in social work. She is a graduate of Beatitude House, a program of the Ursuline Sisters that serves homeless women and children, and Hubbard High School. Her dream is to help others find their worth and make better choices. She is especially interested in working with families.

Talley and Ludwick joined Sister Jerome’s Mission College program in August 2016.

Sister Jerome’s Mission College program works to break the cycle of generational poverty by helping students from low-income families succeed in college. In addition to pairing students with mentors, the program provides financial assistance for essentials such as food, clothing and transportation.

Pictured: Sister Jerome’s Mission College students Kevin Talley and Sarah Ludwick display a certificate representing the Bruce A. Roberts Memorial Scholarship.

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