posted Feb 23, 2007 in ACADEMICS
The February 10, 2007 Presidential Scholarship Day at McPherson College brought 42 high school students from 10 different states to campus to compete for a prestigious Presidential Scholarship. The Admissions Office was excited to have such a large number of students attend this competition.
In order to qualify for the competition, students must meet two out of the following three requirements: class rank in the top 20%, cumulative grade point average of 3.6, ACT score of 25 or higher. Candidates in the Scholarship Competition were evaluated based on an essay, group discussion, and interview. Participants were also able to learn more about the campus through discussions with McPherson faculty, staff, and students.
Students that participated and their hometowns are: Emily Allen, Golden, Colo.,
Miles Birch, Lewes, Del., Jessica Bradford, Lansing, Kan., Lacey Breech, Cassody, Kan.,
Emma Bromme, Woodland Park, Colo., Ryan Cobble, NewCastle, Okla., Chase Collins, Tuttle, Okla., Ben Cummins, Buhler, Kan., Brandon Davis, Grand Island, Neb., Ashley Eckert, Folsom, Calif., Elynne Fell, Winfield, Kan., Katie Fitzgerald, Pueblo, Col., Caitlynn French, Derby, Kan., Jenna Ginest, Stafford, Kan., Kelsey Hempe, Wichita, Kan., Anabel Ibarra, Grand Prairie, Texas, Tim Koehn, Valley Center, Kan., Chris Lange, Oklahoma City, Okla., Reece Lehman, Lamar, Mo., Roman Lehman, Lamar, Mo., Randall Livingston, Abilene, Kan., Ashley Luthye, Thornton, Colo., Davis May, Canton, Miss., Ali Nila, Eudora, Kan., Garrett Parker, Lamar, Mo., Andrew Pello, Benton, Kan., Bridgette Peterson, McPherson, Kan., Tiffany Poet, Flagler, Colo., Andrew Powell, Spearville, Kan., Nickole Presley, Lebo, Kan., Abby Ratlief, McPherson, Kan., Camron Shay, Healy, Kan., Destri Sievers, Stafford, Kan., Caitlin Sperry, Dallas, Georgia, Brendan Stanley, North Richland Hills, Texas, Andrea Swanson, Littleton, Colo., Tecie Turner, Scott City, Kansas, James Tuttle, Lewiston, Neb., Brittany Van Sant, Colorado Springs, Colo., Brenton Whitaker, Caddo Mills, Texas, Dustin Whitney, Enid, Okla.
McPherson College President Ron Hovis with the scholarship recipients.