Students Earn Scholarships from William Woods University

Three Fulton area students received academic scholarships from William Woods University. Receiving the Distinguished Scholar Award were Harrison Jones of Fulton and Lacey Sweeten of New Bloomfield. Janelle Harrison of Fulton, Mo., received the Honors Scholar Award.


Jones is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Jones and Sweeten is the daughter of Michael and Terri Sweeten. Harrison is the daughter of John and Kim Harrison. She intends to major in athletic training at William Woods University.


Distinguished Scholars receive $15,150 annually ($12,650 for commuters). Recipients must have a minimum ACT of 30 or SAT of 1320 (critical reading and math) and a minimum 3.85 grade point average. They also must demonstrate qualities of leadership and service.


Honors Scholars receive $11,000 annually ($8,500 for commuters). Recipients must have a minimum ACT of 25 or SAT of 1130 (critical reading and math) and a minimum 3.5 grade point average. They also must agree to participate in the WWU Honors Program.

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Lacey Sweeten and her mother, Terri Sweeten.