Sarah Gallahan of Peru was selected to be a McDonough Scholar at Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio.
The McDonough Leadership Program helps students gain a deeper understanding of leadership, practice their leadership skills, and in the process grow as engaged leaders on campus, in the local community, and beyond.
Students must be accepted into the program through a highly selective process. While a part of the program, Gallahan will take leadership classes and participate in community service projects including the Make a Difference Day in October. Gallahan will have the chance to travel as part of the McDonough Leadership Study Abroad, pursue a variety of experiential activities, and attend prestigious leadership conferences.
Those chosen come to campus a week before class begins to participate in a five-day workshop to introduce them to the program. McDonough Scholars may major international leadership studies, minor in leadership studies or learn a certificate in leadership studies or teacher leadership.
Gallahan is a graduate of Peru High School.