Andrew Lebowitz is a senior preparing to graduate with his Bachelor of Science in 2016. An enthusiasm for exercise and nutrition led him to major in Kinesiology at the University of Maryland, College Park. As a high school student at Beth Tfiloh, Andrew developed an appreciation for healthy living through playing organized sports such as lacrosse. During his college career, Andrew interned at the University of Loyola in the Strength and Conditioning Department where he learned about the responsibilities of a physical therapist and a sports medicine physician.
Andrew’s thank you letter highlights what the scholarship meant for him: “As my college career comes to a close, I want to thank you for your support. Admittedly, my family has dealt with financial hardships over that past few years. But with your generosity, I have been able to continue my pursuit of a college degree. You have recognized my determination to succeed and have believed in me, as well. It is truly an honor to be recognized for this scholarship. It is my belief that the only way I can repay you is to succeed in my academic pursuits. I am determined to continue succeeding, and hope to make you proud with my achievements. Your continued support does not go unnoticed. In fact, it motivates me to return the gesture later on in life.”