Emma Wappelhorst
2021-2022 Freshman
From Smithfield, Virginia
Emma Wappelhorst
$2250 USS Arleigh Burke Association Scholarship sponsored by USS Arleigh Burke Association Recipient


Rider University


Secondary science education

Academic & Extracirricular Highlights:

  • 4.18 High School GPA
  • Lead mentorship program for 379 freshman and 62transfer students assisting in their navigating classschedule and building layout.
  • Math tutor for Fourth Grade students


“She is one of the most self-motivated and ambitious seniors I know. The student assumes leadership roles with confidence and fulfills all responsibilities to the fullest extent. This applicant is not influenced by social mores or peers, operates at the highest level of integrity, and constantly seeks opportunities to serve the school and community at large. The applicant’s energy and enthusiasm are electric and contagious, affecting those which whom she operates.”

M. Kate GoverLead Counselor

“I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to everyone at the Anchor Scholarship Foundation. I am truly grateful to the USS Arleigh Burke Association. This scholarship is helping me take the next step to achieve my degree in education. I am very excited to begin the next chapter of my life. Thank you again for this amazing opportunity.”