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Seniors Katie Wall and Alison McKinney Named FRA Nominees for Distinguished Scholarship Programs

Posted: December 1, 2016

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Seniors Katie Wall and Alison McKinney have been named FRA's nominees for distinguished collegiate scholarship programs at Davidson College and Washington University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Virginia, respectively.

Wall has been nominated for the Belk Scholarship at Davidson College and the Danforth Scholars Program at Washington University. According to the Davidson College website, the Belk Scholarship is considered one of the nation's most prestigious and generous undergraduate scholarships, one built around the belief that the recipients possess unique talents that should be recognized and nurtured.

The Danforth Scholars Program honors the student who embraces high ideals, whose life choices are guided by personal integrity, selflessness, a commitment to community, and a dedication to leadership and academic excellence, according to the Washington University website.

McKinney is the FRA nominee for the Morehead-Cain Scholarship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Jefferson Scholarship at the University of Virginia. The Morehead-Cain experience is a four-year merit scholarship that includes a four-year summer enrichment program made up of diverse, customized experiences, including public service, inquiry and exploration, and private enterprise.

The Jefferson Scholarship is awarded to students who showcase excellence in leadership, citizenship, and scholarship, and recipients are considered the most promising leaders, scholars, and citizens in the world, according to the University of Virginia website.

Congratulations to Katie and Alison on being named FRA's nominees for these renowned scholarship programs.

Last Updated: December 1, 2016