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Concordia University, Nebraska awards 21 students the President's Scholarship

Friday, Sep. 23, 2016
(left to right) Dr. Laurie Friedrich, Rev. Dr. President Brian Friedrich, Anna Holle, Delaney Doremus, Annie Pico, Josh Hendrickson, Anna Armbrust, Makayla Kosberg, Jacob Jennings, Corianne Cain, Amanda Whitney, Taryn Thomas, Miranda Unverferth, Samuel Sm
(left to right) Dr. Laurie Friedrich, Rev. Dr. President Brian Friedrich, Anna Holle, Delaney Doremus, Annie Pico, Josh Hendrickson, Anna Armbrust, Makayla Kosberg, Jacob Jennings, Corianne Cain, Amanda Whitney, Taryn Thomas, Miranda Unverferth, Samuel Sm

Concordia University, Nebraska has named 21 students to receive the President’s Scholarship, the highest financial honor available for the 2016-2017 school year. The scholarship acknowledges freshmen with excellent academic performance, combined with extracurricular involvement and high test score achievements.

“I’m proud to honor these outstanding scholars who are distinguished by their leadership qualities and commitment to improving the church and world during their time at Concordia and beyond,” said Concordia President Brian Friedrich. “We are delighted these young people have chosen Concordia and look forward to seeing the unique contribution each of them makes to our campus.”

To retain this scholarship, students must hold a GPA of 3.5 or higher throughout four years of their college career. By meeting the requirements of the scholarship, each student will receive $18,000 per academic year, for total scholarship support of $72,000. 

This year’s recipients are (in alphabetical order by state and then city):          

  • Annie Pico, Mesa, Ariz.
  • Patricia Tripp, Simi Valley, Cali.
  • Nicholas Little, Lithia, Fla.
  • Samuel Smith, Broadlands, Ill.
  • Delaney Doremus, Grimes, Iowa
  • Lucas Zoller, Lenexa, Kans.
  • Taryn Thomas, Overland Park, Kans.
  • Jacob Jennings, Shawnee, Kans.
  • Makayla Kosberg, Spring Hill, Kans.
  • Rebekah Hinrichs, Gladstone, Mo.
  • Mark Buchholz, Kansas City, Mo.
  • Anna Armbrust, St. Louis, Mo.
  • Jacob Mikkelson, Bellevue, Neb.
  • Riley Tegtmeier, Davenport, Neb.
  • Abigail Reitz, Milford, Neb.
  • Miranda Unverferth, Raymond, Neb.
  • Amanda Whitney, Seward, Neb.
  • Joshua Hendrickson, Seward, Neb.
  • Faith Osborn, Oakes, N.D.
  • Anna Holle, Stewartstown, Penn.
  • Corrianne Cain, Cedarburg, Wisc.