Archive for Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Tonganoxie grad wins award at College of Ozarks

May 13, 2014

A Tonganoxie High School graduation received an award at a Missouri college.

Keith Slater, Basehor, received the Skip Cobler Award at the annual student awards ceremony at College of the Ozarks.

Awards are given based on outstanding accomplishments in the areas of academics, work and character. For the past 107 years, College of the Ozarks has recognized students annually for their achievements.

This year, nearly 200 students received awards ranging from room and board scholarships to the Golden Rule Award, which is given to the student who best exemplifies the Golden Rule in his or her daily life.

The four-year Christian college in Point Lookout, Mo., was dubbed Hard Work U by The Wall Street Journal. Students do not pay for their education. Instead they are required to work campus jobs to offset the cost of education. Cost is offset through a combination of private scholarships and grants.

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