Submitted to the WPR
Outstanding high school seniors attended Scholarship Day at Southwestern College in Winfield Saturday, March 3.
Alison Ornbaun, Arbuckle, California, participated in Scholarship Day. She is the daughter of Mary and Clarke Ornbaun and currently attends Pierce High School.
Scholarship Day is an invitation-only event for students officially accepted into SC and awarded academic scholarships at the college. These students and their families are invited to Scholarship Day and recognized for their achievements both in and outside of the classroom.
Students were individually presented academic certificates and gifts by Southwestern College President Richard Merriman. Southwestern College faculty and staff also attended the banquet to honor the students.
In addition to the luncheon banquet, the day’s activities also included informative sessions and the first opportunity to enroll for fall 2012.
Southwestern College is a private institution granting undergraduate and graduate degrees and is affiliated with the United Methodist Church. More than 1,900 students attend classes at the main Winfield campus, at six professional studies sites, or online around the world. ■