Lancaster Country Day School (LCDS) awarded four $12,000 John A. Jarvis Merit Scholarships to area students. All Middle and Upper School applicants were eligible, and scholarships are renewable each year through graduation.
The scholarship honors former head of school John Jarvis, who sought to make LCDS accessible to a wide range of deserving students. This year's scholarship recipients are Sarah Biltz, Annabelle Copeland, McKenna Kraft, and Jeremy Ouilikon.
Ninth-grader Sarah is the daughter of Joanne and Todd Biltz of Lancaster. She plays tennis and dances. Sarah enjoys the performing arts and is involved in both school and community theater.
Eleventh-grader Annabelle is the daughter of Tina and Lee Copeland, both of Palmyra. At her previous school, she was the copy editor of her school newspaper and also a member of the Student Council. Annabelle plays basketball and field hockey.
Sixth-grader McKenna is the daughter of Rebecca and Zachary Kraft of Lancaster. McKenna plays tennis and swims. She also is a member of the school choir and plays the guitar.
Sixth-grader Jeremy is the son of Neva and Alain Ouilikon of Denver. Jeremy plays soccer and basketball. He also plays the trumpet and piano and is a member of the school choir and band.
LCDS is a college-preparatory school founded in 1908. For more information, readers may visit http://www.lancastercountryday.org.