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Marine sergeant in Towson is named NFL-Tillman Military Scholar
Marine sergeant in Towson is named NFL-Tillman Military Scholar

As a Marine, Sergeant Emily Thompson Schelberg was deployed to Iraq. It was while she traveled the countryside working with a Navy corpsmen on a humanitarian aid mission that Thompson Schelberg discovered her calling. "I want to help people who may be at a disadvantage," Thompson Schelberg, 26, said. "I got interested in medical school." Now a student at Johns Hopkins University, Thompson Schelberg is working on her Bachelor of Arts degree and will then pursue her master's in nursing. The Pennsylvania native moved to Towson seven months ago with her husband, a Towson native, whom she met in the military. "I am definitely interested in prevention of diseases...

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