The education I will receive will cultivate in me a love of truth that will stay with me long after graduation. Likewise, the godly relationships that I will forge with the inspiring students around me will become an integral part of my adult life. Most importantly, at a college where every aspect of life is pervaded by a devoutly Catholic culture, I will be provided with a foundation that will inspire me to strive for holiness every day.Ultimately, Lehman believed that “choosing to attend a faithful Catholic college is a decision that will affect more than my next four years—it will influence me for life.” Read Lehman's entire essay. Last year, essays were submitted from students in 44 states, who together have applied to every U.S. residential college that is recommended in The Newman Guide. Questions about this year’s Essay Scholarship Contest can be directed to Programs@CardinalNewmanSociety.org.
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