News Release, McDaniel College

The Dorsey Scholars Program is supported by?a $6.7 million estate gift from 1891 alumnus Philip Henry Dorsey, the largest bequest for scholarships in McDaniel’s history 

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel College has awarded Haley Arnold of Newburg (20664) a full-tuition Dorsey Scholarship. Arnold is a senior at Maurice J. McDonough High School in Pomfret. 

The highest academic honor at McDaniel, students selected for the Dorsey Scholars Program receive full tuition, room and board for all four years at McDaniel College (a value of more than $200,000).  

Arnold is a student leader who is the founder and president of her school’s mental health group. She also volunteers by assisting children with special needs. She is a violinist and has played softball for her high school team.   

Dorsey Scholars are academic leaders and role models on campus at McDaniel. They also have distinctive opportunities, including serving as ambassadors of the College. Students do not apply for the award but are chosen from the Honors applicant pool. Arnold is one of five incoming freshmen for the Class of 2024 awarded a Dorsey Scholarship. 

The Dorsey Scholars Program is supported by?a $6.7 million estate gift from 1891 alumnus Philip Henry Dorsey, the largest bequest for scholarships in McDaniel’s history. 

For more information about McDaniel College’s Dorsey Scholars Program, visit www.mcdaniel.edu/dorsey-scholars

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