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Hood receives $44k scholarship

Mar 21, 2013

Linzie Hood, a senior from Mt. Pleasant Communty High School, competed in Culver-Stockton College’s full-tuition Pillars of Excellence Scholarship. Though Hood did not win the full-tuition scholarship, she was awarded the Trustee’s Scholarship, worth $44,000.

Hood plans on studying psychology.

The Pillars for Excellence scholarship competiton is high-ability students. Strict academic standards are required to even compete for the scholarship. Students must apply and be admitted to Culver-Stockton, have a minimum composite score of 26 on the ACT or an equivalent SAT score, and they must have a minimum 3.75 GPA (on a 4.0 scale). Students were also required to visit campus to complete two interviews with staff and/or faculty, as well as submit an essay.

All Pillars for Excellence competitors were honored at a luncheon held March 16 at Culver-Stockton.

Culver-Stockton is a four year residential college, located in Canton, Mo. C-SC is in affiliation with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

 

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