POSTED: Monday, April 16, 2012 - 11:45pm
UPDATED: Monday, April 16, 2012 - 11:59pm
LeTourneau University has named the 10 winners of its most prestigious scholarships, providing each recipient full tuition over four years. A total of 97 students competed, most of whom were valedictorians at their high schools, for one of 10 Heritage Scholarships. The invitation-only competition included three days of group sessions, personal interviews and an essay.
Winners include the following:
• Aaron Dalton of Santa Barbara, Calif., who attends San Marcos High School and plans to major in aviation management;
• Jacob Holm of Parker, Colo., who attends Chaparral High School and plans to major in engineering;
• Justin Ito of Yokohama, Japan, who attends Pearl Vineyard International Christian School and plans to major in business management;
• Christopher Lower of Nairobi, Kenya who attends Rosslyn Academy and plans to major in computer science;
• Christine Lozano of Imperial, Calif., a homeschooled student who plans to major in engineering;
• Hannah McIlheran of Leander, Texas, a homeschooled student who plans to major in engineering;
• Hannah Richter of Cypress, Texas, who attends Cypress Woods High School and plans to major in biomedical engineering;
• Matthew Sturm of Kijabe, Kenya, who attends Rift Valley Academy and plans to major in biology.
• Savannah Wessies of San Antonio, Texas, who attends Robert G. Cole High School and plans to major in engineering;
• Garrick Worrell of Fair Oaks, Calif., a homeschooled student who plans to major in engineering;
LeTourneau University is an interdenominational Christ-centered university located in Longview, Texas, offering academic majors in aviation, business, criminal justice, education, engineering, health science-nursing, human services, liberal arts, science and psychology. LeTourneau University also offers graduate degrees in business administration, counseling, education, engineering, psychology and strategic leadership. In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs online and at educational centers in Athens, Austin, Baytown, Bedford, Dallas, Harlingen, Houston, and Tyler.