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Alyssa Reed Wins $1,000 Scholarship, Named Horatio Alger State Scholar


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Alyssa Reed of Roaring Spring is one of 162 students across the country to receive a Make An Impact scholarship from Modern Woodmen of America.

The award recognizes young Modern Woodmen members who have made a local impact through volunteerism and demonstrated outstanding academic achievement.

"We're proud to support these exceptional students as they continue their educational journey," Jill Lain Weaver, chief fraternal officer at Modern Woodmen, said. "Thanks to their strong volunteer spirit, they've made a positive impact in their communities at a young age.

The scholarship, which will award $1,000 for Reed's college expenses, is targeted to students who support Modern Woodmen's mission to improve the quality of life in communities nationwide. Winners are selected based in part on their commitment to community service, as well as academic performance, leadership experience and educational goals.

Horatio Alger

State Scholar

Reed has been named a 2019 Horatio Alger State Scholar.

The Horatio Alger Association provides scholarship assistance to deserving young people who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance and determination in overcoming adversity; academic potential; and the personal aspiration to make a unique contribution to society.

Reed was awarded a $10,000 college scholarship to be used in the pursuit of a bachelor's degree. She will continue her education at Juniata College in Huntingdon.


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