Meagan Healy, a biology major at Youngstown State University with a chemistry minor, is this year’s recipient of the Academic YSU-OEA Union Heritage Scholarship award.
Healy, of LaGrange, Ohio, is employed on campus as a resident assistant at Lyden House. She is president of the YSU Biology Club, secretary of the Residence Hall Association and a member of the Student Conduct Board.
An avid horsewoman, Healy has been showing horses since she was very young, and she hopes to pursue a career in veterinary medicine, specializing in equine sports medicine. She is serving an internship as a veterinary assistant at Cleveland Equine Clinic in Ravenna and expects to graduate in spring 2016.
YSU-OEA is the university’s chapter of the Ohio Education Association and represents YSU faculty. Its $1,000 Heritage Scholarship is awarded to a student who has a personal or family connection to the labor movement and is pursuing educational goals at YSU.
To apply for the scholarship, visit the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships page at the YSU website, www.ysu.edu, or contact the YSU-OEA office at 330-747-1756 for more information.