Special Education major Lindsay Gorman named 2016 George Mitchell Peace Scholar

Lindsay Gorman named George Mitchell ScholarCongratulations to Special Education major Lindsay Gorman who was just awarded the George Mitchell Peace Scholarship to study abroad at University College Cork in Ireland this fall. While Lindsay is studying abroad, she is hoping to learn more about how students with special needs are treated and supported in other educational systems around the world, and to serve as an advocate for change. We’re so excited for and proud of you, Lindsay!

For more information about the George Mitchell Peace Scholarship, check out the link below:
http://umfarmington.abroadoffice.net/scholarship.html

Interested in reading Lindsay’s Scholarship Essay? ¬†She has kindly shared her thoughts and insights with our learning community both to share her perspectives on social justice and accessibility, and to provide an exemplar for future Scholarship Applicants.

 

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