Life-Changing Story
Sarah Dexter

Sarah Dexter received the Susan Swanson Memorial Scholarship.

Scholarship/Grant Received: Susan Swanson Memorial Scholarship

Sarah graduated from MacArthur High School in 2009. She completed a bachelor's degree in communication, a bachelor's degree in sociology and a master's degree in social work at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

"Every investment in education makes a difference. Not only was the monetary amount impactful from my scholarship but also the acknowledgment that someone else thought I could succeed in college and help create some positive change in the world around me."

Where Are They Now?

Sarah works in higher education as an admission and recruitment specialist at Washington University in St. Louis.