Seven incoming freshmen awarded the Horizon Leadership Scholarship
Huntington, Ind.—Seven incoming freshmen to Huntington University have been named recipients of the Horizon Leadership Scholarship for the 2010/11 academic year. This is the third year that the scholarship has been awarded.

Launched in the fall of 2008, the Horizon Leadership Program is a collaborative effort between Huntington University and Youth for Christ designed to attract and retain students of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds by providing educational, leadership and creative outlets.

The Horizon Leader Scholarship covers fees associated with tuition and housing costs for up to 10 semesters through a combination of federal, state and institutional aid.

The program is designed to integrate participating students into an existing fabric of university life and Youth for Christ ministry through community service, academic success, professional/leadership development, spiritual growth and social involvement.

The recipients of the award are:

Rosa Cruz, Burbank High School, San Antonio, Texas.

Brianna Lapetina, William Horlick High School, Racine, Wis.

Karina Palma, South Side High School, Fort Wayne, Ind.

James Pope, San Diego International Studies School, San Diego, Calif.

Guiliana Ruiz-Moreno, Chesterton High School, Chesterton, Ind.

Isaiah Stephenson, North Side High School, Fort Wayne, Ind.

Jonathan Zamora, Chicago Hope Academy, Chicago, Ill.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S.News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest. has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The University is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


Heather Barkley
Director of Communications
Joanne Green
Sports Information Director