Matt Holzapfel ’19: 'Elon always teaches you to reach for your goals'

Holzapfel from Chapel Hill, North Carolina shares how his Elon Engagement Scholarship and experience in the School of Communications have fueled his passion for a career in sports broadcasting.

Matt Holzapfel ’19, a broadcast journalism major from Chapel Hill, N.C., credits his Elon Engagment scholarship for bringing him to Elon and giving him access to outstanding facilities in the School of Communications and professional experience through internships.

This video is the third in a series that celebrates the transformative impact of endowed scholarships at Elon. Deepening funding for scholarships is one of the university’s top institutional priorities, including Elon Engagement Scholarships, and scholarships for the university’s six Fellows programs, the Odyssey Program, the Elon Experiences and Phoenix athletics.

Engagement Scholarships are designed to attract students who are eager to take advantage of the university’s nationally recognized engaged learning programs. These scholarships are a powerful tool in the university’s recruitment strategy because they enable admitted students to enroll at Elon as their first-choice school.