Arundel High School PTSO News
Three Seniors Receive PTSO Scholarships in May
The Arundel High School Parent Teacher Student Organization, the PTSO, is pleased to announce an additional scholarship for 2019! Thanks to an increase in memberships, as well as the success of our driver’s education program, we have added an additional $1,000 scholarship to the two $500 scholarships we provided last year.
Our essay question asked, “Empathy is one of the skills most needed for success in the 21st Century. Describe an experience where you were unsuccessful in considering the perspectives of your fellow students and what lessons did you learn?”
Caitlyn Freeman is the recipient of the first $500 Arundel High School PTSO Scholarship. She loves non-fiction, is the news editor for The Pulse and will be attending Rutger’s University in Newark where she’ll be studying Journalism.
Danielle Randall is the recipient of our second $500 scholarship and has been a State Solo and Ensemble award winner since 9th grade, is in the Chesapeake Youth Symphony Orchestra and her favorite class is calculus! She’s studying architecture at Anne Arundel Community College in the fall.
Our new $1,000 PTSO scholarship is being awarded to an individual whose essay was incredibly powerful, and it epitomized the question asked. It wasn’t until we reached the many letters of recommendation attached, however, that we learned of HIS story and how significantly humble his essay was.
This young man is known as someone who values PEOPLE; gives his TIME; overcomes ADVERSITY; and INSPIRES his peers. His favorite class is AP Biology, he’s worked at Panera Bread since 9th grade, has volunteered more than 400 hours and personal raised over $16,000 to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. He’ll be studying Biology this fall at The University of Maryland College Park. The Arundel High School PTSO is happy to award the Class of 2019 $1,000 Scholarship to Kevin Maciel.