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Eastern recognizes top scholars in Idabel

12/4/2012


(Left to Right): Tammy Crow, Eastern Site Coordinator at the Southeastern McCurtain County Campus, Josee Vaughn of Broken Bow, Jeryn Fenley of Eagletown, Dulce Villada of Broken Bow and Eastern President Dr. Stephen Smith recently gathered for a luncheon to recognize the college’s top scholars in Idabel.

WILBURTON, OK (Dec. 4, 2012) – The best and brightest Eastern Oklahoma State College students from the Southeastern McCurtain County Campus in Idabel were recently recognized at a luncheon for their academic success.

Eastern President Dr. Stephen Smith and Site Coordinator Tammy Crow hosted the luncheon to recognize each student’s commitment to their educational goals. Dulce Villada, a Regents Academic Scholar from Broken Bow, Josee Vaughn, a Presidential Leadership Scholar from Broken Bow and Jeryn Fenley, an Eastern Opportunity Scholar from Eagletown, were honored at the event.

Regents Academic Scholars receive a full tuition waiver, full room waiver and $900 per semester. Students must have an ACT composite score of 29 or higher or 3.7 GPS and top five percent or hold a class rank of first or second in their high school graduating class. Students will be able to use the scholarship for up to eight semesters and it will follow them to a four-year college or university after graduating from Eastern.

The Presidential Leadership Award is Eastern’s top academic scholarship. It provides a $1,250 tuition waiver and $400 room waiver. Full-time students must maintain a 3.0 grade point average and complete community service to be eligible for the scholarship.

Students who excel academically in high school with at least a 3.2 grade point average qualify for an Eastern Opportunity Scholarship worth $500 per semester.

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