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Scholarship America, Inc., the nation’s largest nonprofit scholarship and education support organization, today announced that Cheryl Lucas has joined the organization as the new Director of Sales, Northeast Region for Scholarship Management Services (SMS). SMS is Scholarship America’s social enterprise that creates custom scholarship, tuition assistance and other education-focused programs for corporate, foundation and individual clients.
Lucas brings her experience in global education to the Scholarship America SMS team. After owning her own businesses for many years, Lucas most recently served as Director of Enrollment Management at Laureate International Universities. She is currently pursuing a Masters in International Management at the University of Liverpool.
“Scholarship America offers a perfect match to my background in the global education arena, helping students to realize the life-changing impact of education on their personal lives, our society and world community,” Lucas said. “Collaboration, innovation and influential cross-functional teamwork are mainstays I have depended on that will play a key role in building the relationships and satisfying customer experiences that Scholarship America has offered for over 50 years. I’m excited for the opportunity to work for an organization with such a rich history of helping students, dedicated colleagues, and a vision and value system that I can passionately support.”
Scholarship America’s Northeast Region includes the states of Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Lucas’s home state of Maryland, where she will be working in the Baltimore area.
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Janine Fugate, Scholarship America
About Scholarship America
Scholarship America mobilizes support for students getting into and graduating from college. Since 1958, Scholarship America has distributed $3 billion in scholarship assistance to 2 million students, funding both entry-level and multi-year scholarships and emergency financial grants. More information is available at scholarshipamerica.org or by following @scholamerica.
Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund targeted toward completion. These annually-increasing awards will be given to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year of education beyond high school.
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