June 17, 2014 // Franchising.com // Eldersburg, MD – The Goddard School®, the premier preschool focusing on learning through play for children from six weeks to six years old, today announced Shelby Janicki , who attended The Goddard School located in Eldersburg, MD, is the recipient of its 6th annual Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is open to any senior in high school who has graduated from The Goddard School Pre-Kindergarten or Kindergarten program and is awarded annually to a graduate who has demonstrated the work ethic and perseverance that exemplified Anthony A. Martino, the founder of The Goddard School franchise system.
Shelby's winning submission detailed how The Goddard School influenced her education and career path. Having already been accepted to Towson University, Shelby will be pursuing an English degree majoring in Secondary Education with a minor in Spanish when she begins college this fall. Fabiana Berenguer Gil and Lindsey Franxman who attended The Goddard School in Owings Mills, MD and
Crestview Hills, KY respectively, were selected as finalists for the scholarship.
"With the ever-increasing cost of college tuition, we are thrilled to provide an opportunity for graduates of The Goddard School program to reach their goals in higher education," said Joseph Schumacher, CEO of Goddard Systems, Inc., franchisor of The Goddard School. "As Shelby embarks on her college career, we are pleased to recognize her and all that she has accomplished since her days as a preschooler. Just as The Goddard School program is dedicated to helping children develop into confident, joyful and fully prepared students, the Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship honors this commitment to the children long after they have left our Schools."
The Goddard Schools have awarded more than $60,000 to alumni through the Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship program that provides opportunities for college-bound alumni to financially benefit from their attendance.
For more information on The Goddard School, please visit www.goddardschool.com.
SOURCE The Goddard Schools