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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
( May 24, 1999)
RAPID CITY STUDENT IS AWARDED SCARBOROUGH SCHOLARSHIP
Kristie Mach of Rapid City was recently awarded a $ 1500 Scarborough Scholarship by the South Dakota Board of Regents. Mach attended Rapid City Central High School and will be a junior next fall at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology ( SDSM& T) majoring in Interdisciplinary Sciences. The Marlin R. Scarborough Board of Regents Memorial Scholarship is awarded each Spring to a student who shall be a junior at a South Dakota university in the Fall.
One representative from six South Dakota universities are considered for the scholarship. Mach was selected to be the candidate from Tech and was later selected with a unanimous vote by the Board of Regents to be this years recipient of the scholarship.
Mach had to submit an essay describing her qualifications, educational interests, and career plans to the SDSM& T selection committee which then selected her as the candidate to represent Tech. Eligibility is limited to persons who have graduated from a South Dakota high school; completed three full semesters at the institution they shall be attending in the Fall and Spring semesters of their junior year; attain a university grade point average of at least 3.5; and have demonstrated leadership, academic, and community service qualities.
Campus activities Mach is involved in include being a member of the art club, drama club, Phi Eta Sigma – a national freshman honor society, and contributing writer to the student paper, The Raver. Upon graduation Kristie plans to continue her education and get a Master��s degree in either English or Education.
( I: univrel/ pressrel/ 0599 Scarborough Scholarship)
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