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Two Women’s Ministries Scholarship Winners Announced

DioNEB Women’s Ministries is happy to announce the annual scholarship winners, Angela Byrne and Reiley Jo Hillman.

All women are part of Episcopal Church Women and Women’s Ministries.  The board created a scholarship to acknowledge young women who have been active in church and  to encourage them as they further their education. A quilt was raffled to create the scholarship fund.

 

Angela Byrne

Angela Byrne

Doane University freshman Angela Byrne received a Women’s Ministries Scholarship this fall. Pictured with Angela are Christine Grosh, Women’s Ministries Convener (left) and Beth Agar , Province VI Representative, National Episcopal Church Women(right). Angela is majoring in Elementary Education and playing soccer at Doane. Among her high school activities: Key Club, Future Business Leaders of America, German Club, basketball, and soccer. Her church participation includes mission trips to Rosebud Reservation and the Dominican Republic, serving as acolyte at Church of the Holy Spirit, Bellevue, her home parish. Angela attended Journey to Adulthood, Sunday school and she has helped with many church activities there.

Reiley Jo Hillman

Reiley Jo Hillman

University of Nebraska at Kearney Freshman, Reiley Jo Hillman received a Women’s Ministries Scholarship. Reiley is majoring in Computer Science with the goal of becoming a software systems developer. In her application, Reiley outlined leadership roles in high school and at St. Stephen’s, Grand Island, her home  parish.  She was  in  show  choir,  concert and marching band, playing the flute, baritone, and violin. She also participated in One Act; her group won competitions at district and conference levels. Her church activities include singing in the choir, serving as acolyte, thurifer and subdeacon. Reiley also served as Youth Rector at NOVO which is a 3-day retreat for youth from all over the diocese.

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