School of Nursing student honored for service, leadership

Thompson Schelberg named 2012 NFL-Tillman Military Scholar

Credit: Shawn Hubbard / Baltimore Ravens

Sergeant Emily Thompson Schelberg, a member of the Marine Corps and a student at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, was honored during Sunday's game between the Baltimore Ravens and Oakland Raiders as the 2012 NFL-Tillman Military Scholar for her leadership and service to the medical profession. The award honors an individual who exemplifies the enduring legacy of service of former NFL player and U.S. Army specialist Pat Tillman. Thompson Schelberg, a native of Pennsylvania who lives in Towson, Md., is pursuing a master's degree at the School of Nursing. She is one 59 students nationally and four from Johns Hopkins selected as 2012 Tillman Military Scholars. She was honored Sunday as part of the NFL's celebration of Veteran's Day. Read more about Thompson Schelberg and the Tillman Foundation award

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