Local Student Receives Defiance College scholarship


Elyzabeth King

DEFIANCE – Elyzabeth King of Mechanicsburg was awarded the Presidential Scholarship for Defiance College.

Awards are given to students in the following categories – Presidential, Dean’s, Pilgrim, Trustee, and Achievement – with dollar amounts ranging from $10,000 to $22,000. Additionally, students can be awarded a Service Leadership Award recognizing their commitment to service in their community, and the DC Marching Band and Music Talent Awards for students excelling in music performance. Students must attend the college’s fall or spring Scholarship Day event to qualify for scholarships.

King, daughter of Sean and Carie King, is a student at Northeastern High School and involved with Student Government as president, National Honor Society, Ambassadors, softball, powerlifting and is an alumnus of the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Foundation.