Wauwatosa East Alum Receives Prestigious Gilman Scholarship at Mount Mary College

June 5, 2013

For the third time in a row, a Mount Mary student has been awarded a Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship. Shaticia (Shay) Landry was one of 14 students from Wisconsin colleges and universities to receive the award from the federally-funded program that supports students nationwide. Landry will use her scholarship to support her study abroad this summer in Peru.

Landry will be taking courses at the Peruvian university, Universidad Católica de Santa Maria, and enjoying a home stay while also participating in local volunteer opportunities at a squatter settlement and a school.

As part of the scholarship requirement, she will complete a project based on her experience and designed to inspire other students to study abroad.

Landry is currently a double major in Psychology and Spanish.

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