Gene Kaufman Scholarship Awards Announced

22 female North Mercer and Princeton High School Graduates have been awarded $108,600 in scholarship money for the Spring 2024 semester. The scholarships are awarded by the Gene Kaufman Scholarship Foundation and are awarded to female, unmarried, non-smoking graduates of Mercer County High Schools who are enrolled in at least 12 hours of credit at an accredited Missouri college or university and maintain a certain grade point average.

Each applicant must have successfully filed the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by June 30. 2024 to be eligible for the Fall 2024 and Spring 2025 semesters. Applications for the Fall 2024 semester will become available May 1, 2024. Students can pick up the application at the Princeton R-V Principal’s office or the North Mercer R-III Principal’s office. The scholarship application will also be available on each school’s website.

The recipients are attending a variety of institutions in Missouri as required by the program. The institutions and the names of the recipients attending each are:

Central Methodist University:
Jasmine Allen, Brea Shipley

Missouri State University:
Jazmine Main

Moberly Area Community College
Carsey Brown

North Central Missouri College-Trenton:
Makenzie Dunkin, Kaydee Hill, Summer Martin, Tori Meinecke, Makayli Purvis, Trinity Shively

Northwest Missouri State University-Maryville:
Jillian Finney, Elizabeth Grooms, Makayla Meyer, Jaden Purdun, and Aubrey WilsonSet featured image

Park University
Kelsey Moore, Maya Walker

University of Central Missouri-Warrensburg:
Maggie Hickman, Sara Spencer

University of Missouri-Columbia:
Alison Allen, Lindsey Batson, Megan Spencer