Freshmen Gabriel Brunck, Anna Frost, Hannah Jamelo, Emi Reindle and Artemii Stepanets will forever be linked as the inaugural recipients of the Charles Sumner Harrison Scholarship. The College has given Harrison Scholarships in the past, but they typically ranged in value from $2,000 to $5,000. Now they are full-tuition scholarships that are awarded on the student’s passion for community service, student leadership, civil service and a perceived ability to succeed academically. The scholarship honors Marietta College’s first African-American graduate, a member of the Class of 1876. “I’ve talked with the other Harrison Scholarship winners and we are honored to be the first cohort,” Brunck says. “All we want to do is make our professors and the people in charge at Marietta proud and realize we deserved this honor.” .

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