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AAHS senior receives renewable $10,500 scholarship for 2021

CANTON, Mo. — Malachi Ford of Altoona has been accepted into Culver-Stockton College’s incoming class for the fall 2021 semester.

Ford, a senior at Altoona Area Senior High School, also was awarded the Hilltop Scholarship, a $10,500 per year scholarship for four years. This scholarship is awarded based upon academic credentials and is renewable provided the student remains in good academic standing.

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

C-SC is the premier experiential learning college in the Midwest and is one of only two colleges in the nation to offer the 12+3 semester calendar, where the typical 15-week semester is divided into a 12-week term and a three-week term.

C-SC is a member of the Heart of America Athletic Conference and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.

Local students receive named scholarships at Baldwin Wallace

BEREA, Ohio — Two area students were among 680 students who earned scholarships at Baldwin Wallace University this fall.

Icesstrena Johnson of Altoona, a graduate of Altoona Area Senior High School majoring in public health, earned the Reed Family Scholarship.

Ashley Struble of Clearfield, a hospitality and tourism management and accounting major, earned the Boesel School of Business Undergraduate Scholarship.

BW has a long history of scholarship support from alumni, faculty, trustees and friends.

More than 400 named scholarships provide more than $3.5 million to help students attend, persist and graduate from BW.

In addition, they carry on the donors’ legacies through the lives of the students who receive their support.

The scholarships vary in requirements, with many specifying financial need, a course of study, involvement on campus or a commitment to excellence in a particular field.

Student helps Bloomsburg forensics team to third place

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg University forensics team finished third out of seven schools at the Collegiate Forensic Association’s (CFA) first online tournament held

Oct. 16-17.

Bloomsburg finished ahead of the University of Lynchburg, Shepherd University, the University of Richmond and Wilkes University.

Randolph-Macon College and Florida College took first and second, respectively.

Isaac Osborn of Ebensburg captured second in after-dinner speaking; was fourth in best speaker parliamentary debate, and sixth in Lincoln-Douglas debate.

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