Lebanon Valley College Welcomes Newest Allwein Scholars

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Strong academics, leadership, and service are the traits exemplified by Lebanon Valley College’s newest cohort of prestigious Allwein Scholars. Abriana Ferrari, Angeles Magana-Espinoza, Roman Schelhorn, and Laicie Terry will arrive on campus as part of the College’s Class of 2026.

The Allwein Scholarship, established in 2014 through a gift from Dr. John “Jack” Bowman Allwein ’56, provides full tuition to LVC, and three $2,500 stipends for academic purposes such as studying abroad, experiencing internships, or conducting research.

Read more about this year’s scholars:

Abriana Ferrari, a biology major from Bethlehem, Pa., and a graduate of a homeschool program. Abriana’s numerous music and theater activities include the Liberty High School Drama Club, Touchstone Theatre, Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre, and the Bach Choir of Bethlehem. She participated in the Volunteer Council at her homeschool co-op and led projects based around helping the environment. Abriana would like to pursue biotechnology in graduate school to further sustainability initiatives and discover new ways to minimize the harmful impacts of humans on our planet.

Angeles Magana-Espinoza, a nursing major from Chambersburg, Pa., and a graduate of the Chambersburg Career Magnet School. Angeles was active in school as a student government representative, National Honor Society inductee, and Key Club member. She volunteers at Diaper Depot and translates for Spanish speakers. Her additional community activities include the Leadership Franklin County Youth Club and Lenfest Scholars Foundation.

Roman Schelhorn, a business administration major from Palmyra, Pa., and a graduate of Palmyra Area High School. Roman graduated as class valedictorian, served on student government, and was vice president of the STEM Club. He ran cross country and track and works as a level 4 official for USA Hockey. Roman was a member of the National Honor Society and Key Club. Roman is working toward a career as a business owner.

Laicie Terry, a neuroscience major and pre-med student from Millsboro, Del., and a graduate of Sussex Central High School. Laicie, part of LVC’s Honors Program, finished third in her class and completed numerous hours of community service with National Honor Society. She excelled in Hapkido, played softball for her school, and competed in a HOSA competition in behavioral health. Laicie was named a Ben Carson Scholar, 2022 Delaware Secretary of Education Scholar, and Mary Bailey and Eunice Mervine Memorial Scholar. She is passionate about promoting equitable access to health care as a future physician with interests in neurosurgery, dermatology, and trauma.

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