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More Salem High School Students Eligible for Acorn Fund Accounts

Parents of 9th graders attending Salem High School who don’t live in Salem City -- you are now eligible to sign your child up for an Acorn Fund account!


Creating a More Fantastic World: Forman Scholar Dominique Johnson Makes Her Mark, One Story at a Time

Dominique Johnson has always been interested in exploring different stories and time periods. After obtaining her bachelor’s degree from Salisbury University, she hopes to both reach the heights of her educational career and inspire others in the process.


From Student to Teacher: Forman Scholar Megan Pankok Setting Out to Inspire Others Through Her Love of English

Megan Pankok believes in the power of the written word. And when this Forman Scholar graduates from Drew University in a few years, she wants to share her passion with students just as eager to learn as she is.


Forman Scholar Akina Nichols Breaks Stigmas and Changes Lives

Creating a more compassionate, inclusive world is proving to be Forman Scholar Akina Nichols’ passion. Based on personal experience with those struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Akina aspires to become a psychiatrist so that she can help people affected by the disorder, particularly those in the military.


Deadline Quickly Approaching to Apply for the Graduation Bonus to Use Funds for the Spring Semester!

Acorn Fund graduates who want to use their Graduation Bonus Award to pay for college expenses in the 2020 Spring Semester must apply for the Graduation Bonus Award by September 15, 2020. For those who wish to use their Graduation Bonus for a later semester, there is no deadline at this time.


Forman Scholar Aniya Eldridge Dedicates Career to Helping Others

Helping people has always been at the core of Forman Scholar Aniya Eldridge’s drive. She used her family’s personal experience with the hardships of cancer and has decided to dedicate her career to helping children battling the disease.


Forman Scholar Aliyah Thomas Following in Family Footsteps

Following in the footsteps of her sister and father, Aliyah Thomas is happy she’s staying close to home as she heads off to college this fall.


Forman Scholar Jason Franklin Counting Down the Days to College

Forman Scholar Jason Franklin has his eyes on the prize, a college degree from Rowan University. Being the only child of parents who didn’t attend college themselves has driven Franklin to push the envelope of his educational journey. Jason has worked extremely hard to make his dreams a reality and finally, he feels as if his hard work is paying off.


D’Angelo Maldonado begins journey to a career in radio and TV

Similar to many young people, media and technology play a big part in D’Angelo Maldonado’s life. However, this avid gamer and aspiring Youtuber plans to build a career out of these passions by fusing his interests with a college education.


Forman Scholar Ashley Garcia Gets Ready to Turn A Childhood Interest Into A Lifelong Career

Ashley Garcia’s calling to become a medical doctor came at an early age. Having experienced her grandfather battle heart disease and lung cancer, the new Forman Scholar became fascinated with the human body, specifically, the heart, in middle school.


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