Ellen Merchen
2021-2022 Sophomore
From Virginia Beach, Virginia
Ellen Merchen
$2050 Annual Anchor Scholarship sponsored by The Boeing Company Recipient


Tidewater Community College


Biology/General Studies

Academic & Extracirricular Highlights:

  • 3.59 College GPA
  • Supervisor of a dog group at local Pet Hotel.


“She balanced her work and academic life in an admirable way. She was asked to take on multiple tasks at work and was an excellent employee. At the same time, she earned a place on the Dean’s List. She has continued to successfully blend part-time work with admirable classwork, maintaining Deans’ List work”

Lannah HughesRetired Educator

“You give people the tools they need to be successful in life and you have definitely done this for me. I am very grateful and will use this to go farther into my learning career so that I may use it for good to help others in the future.”