EUREKA, Ill. – Kathryn Summers, an incoming Eureka College freshman and a 2017 graduate of Mount Carmel High School in Mount Carmel, Ill., has been selected for the Disciples Leadership Program, a top-tier, competitive scholarship awarded to first-time freshmen based on leadership, academic excellence and the commitment to explore during college a life of faith-based servant leadership.
Only one Disciples Leadership Fellow is selected each year. Seminary-bound students are encouraged to apply, but all qualified Disciples of Christ students with exceptional leadership and service will be equally considered.
DLP Fellows receive full tuition plus two on-site mentorships exploring service anywhere in the world.
Kathryn holds church leadership positions on the regional and North American levels and is the daughter of the Reverends Jim Summers and Jackie Meece Summers, co-pastors of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Mount Carmel, Ill.