Wilson Scholar Profiles

Our Wilson Scholars carry on Miss Wilson’s legacy of love, care, and service to Montreat College and their fellow students.

Emily from Wilson Scholars

Emily, ’21

Work Position: Marketing and Communications

“I am incredibly blessed to be able to study at Montreat College. I’ve been mentored by professors, grown in tight-knit community, been restored by the mountain beauty around us, and had opportunities to work in fields I want to pursue after college. Our generous donors have made this possible for me, and I am deeply grateful.”

Alison from Wilson Scholars

Allison ’21

Elementary Education
Working Position: President’s Office

“I am thankful for the financial support that enables me to learn academically and spiritually. Through the support of professors and staff, I am discovering who I am and what my calling is. At Montreat, I have been challenged the most to think outside of my comfort zone while being surrounded by loving friends and advisers.”

Rebekah from Wilson Scholars

Rebekah, ’21

Working Position: Advancement Services

“I have enjoyed the opportunity to make friends through classes and activities and love being a part of the Honor’s Program. I have also valued being able to learn a variety of subjects from different perspectives. It is thanks to the availability of scholarships that I have been able to do these things at Montreat. Thank you so much for allowing me and my fellow students to have this opportunity.”

Emily Erlien

Payton, ’22

Working Position: Alumni and Parent Relations

“Reflecting on my time at Montreat, I attribute the success of my accomplishments in the cybersecurity field and on the soccer field to my support system of professors, coaches, and staff. I have grown immensely in my faith with the Lord and my calling in life, and I am so grateful for the donor-supported scholarships that have gotten me here.”


Erica, ’21

Criminal Justice and Psychology and Human Services
Working Position: Special Events

“From the moment I stepped onto the Montreat College campus, I knew the Lord called me here. Throughout my journey on the cross-country and track team and being involved with Prayer Nights, I have come to understand my identity in Christ and who God has called me to be. Your heartfelt donations allow me and many others to receive a Christ-centered education and pursue our callings. Muchas Gracias!”