ABLE grant

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Dr. Sherilyn Emberton (front row, left), president of Huntington University, accepts a $35,000 grant from Lynne Gilmore (front row, center), chief program officer of the AWS Foundation. The grant will help fund HU’s Achieving Balance in Life through Education (ABLE) program, which opens up college classes to individuals ages 18 to 24 with cognitive disabilities. With Emberton and Gilmore are ABLE students John Schoenefeld (front row, right) and (back, from left) Kerrigan Seidel, Ian Bostel and Zachery Arivett and ABLE program coordinator Erica Marshal.