Mary Ellen Lovin, a home-school senior at Green Pines Academy and daughter of Jeff and Kim Lovin, of Sykesville, has been awarded the Trustee Scholarship by North Greenville University in Tigerville, S.C.
She was chosen to receive the scholarship on the basis of academic achievement as well as school, church and community involvement.
She interviewed and competed for the scholarship during Scholarship Interview Day at North Greenville University on Feb. 2.
With satisfactory academic progress, this scholarship will guarantee $48,000 over the course of four years of attendance at North Greenville University.
Lovin has been accepted into the university's Class of 2016 and plans to enroll in August.