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The Goddard School® Presents 8th Annual Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship To Exemplary Student

Goddard School Grad Jillian Yagoda of Maple Glen, PA, Awarded $10,000 College Scholarship


KING OF PRUSSIA, PA (May 10, 2016) – The Goddard School®, the premier preschool focusing on learning through play for children from six weeks to six years old, announces Jillian Yagoda of Maple Glen, PA as the winner of the eighth annual Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship. Open nationwide to high school seniors who have graduated from The Goddard School Pre-K or Kindergarten program, the scholarship is awarded to one candidate who has exemplified the work ethic and perseverance exhibited by Anthony A. Martino, the founder of The Goddard School franchise system.

Jillian’s thoughtful entry demonstrated how The Goddard School made an impact on her academic beginnings as well as her continued success beyond preschool. Jillian graduated from the Pre-K program at The Goddard School located in Horsham, PA in 2003 and this fall, Jillian will be attending The University of Maryland to study Animal Science. Runners-up Kimberly Boyd and Kyle Hurley, who attended The Goddard School located in Fishers (Brooks School Road), Indiana and The Goddard School located in Hillsborough, NJ respectively, were chosen as scholarship finalists.

“At The Goddard School, we prepare children with necessary 21st century skills and a lifelong love of learning,” said Joe Schumacher, CEO of Goddard Systems, Inc. “Through our Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship program, we proudly reward amazing students like Jillian who continue to aspire to great academic heights.”

The Goddard School has awarded more than $80,000 to its alumni community through the Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship program and will continue to reward bright and passionate students every year.

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About The Goddard School®
Learning for fun. Learning for life.® For nearly 30 years, The Goddard School has used the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children from six weeks to six years old have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Talented teachers collaborate with parents to nurture children into respectful, confident and joyful learners. The Goddard School’s AdvancED- and Middle States-accredited F.L.EX.® Learning Program (Fun Learning Experience) reaches more than 50,000 students in more than 430 Goddard Schools in 35 states. The Goddard School’s comprehensive play-based curriculum, developed with early childhood education experts, provides the best childhood preparation for social and academic success. To learn more about The Goddard School, please visit

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