We are excited to officially announce the recipients of the 2022 Take Heart Scholarships!

This year, high school seniors were invited to apply for one of three scholarships. They were asked to submit an essay based on the following: Think of the relationships that will be created as you enter this new chapter. How do you plan to show your love for your neighbor through each of these specifically? Think about the following: professors, classmates, roommate, etc.

Meet our three winners!

Nora Schell Podoll

$3,000 scholarship

Nora graduated from Tuckahoe High School in Tuckahoe, N.Y. She plans to study product design at Drexel University. Read Nora’s essay.

Ella Hildebrand

$1,000 scholarship

Ella graduated from Carroll High School in Fort Wayne, Ind. She plans to study food science at Purdue University. Read Ella’s essay.

Laura Karamitis

$500 scholarship

Laura was homeschooled in Claremore, Okla. She intends to study chemistry/nutrition at Rogers State University. Read Laura’s essay.

LCEF would like to thank this year’s applicants for taking the time to apply for the Take Heart Scholarships. We wish all of the applicants success in their future endeavors.