Armen Borrell, Tuition Scholar

Armen graduated from the University of Delaware in 2017 after receiving a B.A. in Political Science with a Minor in Women’s Studies. He currently works for Montgomery County Democratic Committee and is an elected Committeeperson in Lower Merion. He also previously interned for State Senator Daylin Leach. What motivated you to pursue an MPA at…

Rachel Stoddard-Flores, Tuition Scholar

Rachel Flores is from a small town in the Rocky Mountains of Utah. She studied Sociocultural Anthropology and Nonprofit Management at Brigham Young University, and graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in April of 2019. While at BYU, she was the Officer of Membership for the Nonprofit Management Student Association Board and became a Certified…

Samantha Rossette, Tuition Scholar

Growing up in The Bronx, at a young age Samantha became very aware of inequities in educational and extracurricular opportunities for people living in disadvantaged communities. This drove her to become involved in her community early on, which gave her the vision to see gaps, and opportunities to fill those gaps through community involvement/development, nonprofit…

Stephanie Gilmour, Tuition Scholar

Steph Gilmour is the Director of School-based Programs at Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence (BBBSI). In this role, she oversees a team of 35 people who are responsible for supporting one-to-one youth mentoring matches in the Southeastern PA and Southern NJ Region. Steph graduated from Penn State University in 2010 with a B.S in Spanish…

Sean Brandon, Tuition Scholar

Sean Brandon has worked as a Budget Analyst for the Pennsylvania House Appropriations Committee Democrats since 2011. He is the primary analyst for the pre-K–12 education budget, a role he began during the work of the Basic Education Funding Commission in 2015. Prior to that, Sean was responsible for the environmental and economic development areas…