Minot State awards 17 incoming freshmen with full scholarships
In its third year of being awarded, a record number of incoming freshmen will earn the Great Plains Scholarship to attend Minot State University. The Great Plains Scholarship, which is a full-tuition scholarship for four years, is given to those students who earned a 3.65 grade point average or higher and at least a composite score of 30 on their ACT.
"I am pleased with the quality of students in the 2010 incoming class. This student group as a whole possesses tremendous scholarly potential, and we are excited they will be a part of our university community," Kevin Harmon, dean of admissions said. "These students represent the best of the best in our region and beyond."
For the fall 2010, 17 freshmen will receive the scholarship, including eight from Minot. They are the following:
- Jessica Belgarde, Minot.
- Jorden Brown, Lansford.
- Samuel Buchholz, Minot.
- Laura Cornelisse, Corvallis, Mont.
- Paula Fossen, Minot.
- Alexandra Fowler, Minot.
- Brianna Johnson, Burlington.
- Courtney Johnson, Minot.
- Rachael Kelly, Renton, Wash.
- Ruth Kroeker, Minot.
- Ward Lamon, Minot.
- Nicole Love, Minot.
- Johannah Miller, Mandan.
- Taryn Schaff-Jarzab, Saskatoon, Sask.
- Alex Shelvin, Garrison.
- Tessa Wagner, Plentywood, Mont.
- Thomas Williams, Pennant, Sask.
A banquet will be held this evening to honor the Great Plains Scholarship recipients.
For more information on scholarships available through Minot State University, please contact Harmon at 858-3140 or firstname.lastname@example.org.