Local earns Washington and Lee scholarship

Published 7:23 pm Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Washington and Lee University has announced the students who will receive a Johnson Scholarship as members of the incoming Class of 2027.

Connor Patrick Sweeney of Oxford High School has been awarded a Johnson Scholarship and is one of 50 students in W&L’s Class of 2027 to receive the prestigious merit-based scholarship.

W&L’s Johnson Scholarship recognizes and rewards students on the basis of academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and integrity, and their potential to contribute to the intellectual and civic life of the W&L campus and the world at large in years to come.

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The scholarship, which is funded as part of the Johnson Program in Leadership and Integrity, covers tuition and fees, housing and food, plus summer enhancement funding – providing a total of more than $80,000 annually to support the student’s experience at W&L.