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Students earn scholarships

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by The Press in


The following students were recently awarded a Sesquicentennial Academic Honors Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year at Kutztown University, Kutztown.

Breinigsville: Evan Shimkanon;

Kutztown: Ethan G. Cohen; and

Schnecksville: Connor Kistler.

Sesquicentennial Academic Honors Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who have a 3.25 cumulative weighted high school GPA and a 1410 total on the SAT or 31 composite on the ACT.

The student will receive $7,000 per year for four years as long as the student participates in the honors program, lives on campus for the first three years and completes a minimum of 30 credits per year.

KU’s Honors program requires students to complete a minimum of 21 credits of honors coursework, maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, complete 30 hours of community service by graduation, complete living and learning events, attend one Work in Progress Session and complete a capstone or senior honors thesis project.