Morris Run Legion contributions to military scholarship fund at Mansfield

MANSFIELD – The Morris Run, PA American Legion Post 167 has contributed $3,000 to the Members of the Military Scholarship Fund at Mansfield University.

Post Commander Andrew Beaderman made the presentation to MU President Fran Hendricks.

“The American Legion Post 167 places high priority on furthering ones education,” Beaderman said. “Mansfield University gave us an opportunity to donate for scholarships to assist our fellow veterans.”

“On behalf of our veteran and active duty students who will benefit from this, we thank the Morris Run Legion for their support,” Hendricks said. “We also thank the Legion members for their service in defense of our nation.”

“Mansfield University is very fortunate to have partnerships with strong local organizations, such as the Morris Run American Legion, who believe that it is a priority to assist those who have served our country reach their educational goals,” Josh Battin, coordinator of Military and Veteran Affairs and assistant professor of Criminal Justice Administration,” said. “We cannot thank Commander Beaderman and the members of American Legion Post 167 enough for their contributions to this effort.

The Members of the Military Scholarship Fund, administered through the Mansfield University Foundation, was established in 2014 to provide recognition and financial assistance to veterans and active-duty personnel to assist and enable them to pursue a college.

The scholarship fund is supported by private contributions and are offered to eligible current members of the military and veterans who have been honorably discharged from military service.

To learn more about contributing to the Members of the Military Scholarship Fund, visit mans field.edu/support-mu/.

To learn more about the support and benefits offered to veterans and military personnel at Mansfield, visit mansfield.edu/military-veterans/.