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Education briefs for June 8

June 8, 2011
Marshall Independent

Klein to attend Regis University

Christian Klein has been accepted to Regis University in Denver, Colo. Regis University is a Catholic Jesuit university founded in 1877.

Klein also has been selected as the winner of the $60,000 Regis Board of Trustee's Scholarship. The scholarship is based upon outstanding academic achievement, college entrance exam scores, leadership and an essay.

He is a 2011 Marshall High School graduate and the son of Stephen and Kay Klein of Marshall.

Lau receives scholarship

Jason W. Swanson, the executive director of Prairie View Healthcare Center, presented to Victoria Lau a $250 scholarship to go toward her post-secondary education May 11, during the Tracy Area High School senior recognition and scholarship program. Prairie View awards one $250 scholarship to a senior at Tracy Area High School who plans entering the long term care field.

Lau plans to go to the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, S.D., for health science and then to pursue a master's degree in occupational therapy. Lau has been involved in school with choir, show choir, chamber choir, National Honor Society, and student council; and also involved in her community with Sunday School Teacher, Cystic Fibrosis walk, playing piano at church and serving at Lent suppers. Lau was chosen by the Prairie View Leadership Team for her academic grades, extra-curricular activities, record of leadership, attitude, character and community service.

Soupir receives NDSU scholarship

Austin Soupir, the son of Mike and Beth Soupir or Marshall, received the North Dakota State University First year Textbook Scholarship in which he will receive $700 credit for textbooks for his first year at NDSU. The scholarship recognizes high academic achievement.

Soupir will enter NDSU this fall and plans to major in civil engineering. In high school, he was active in marching band, jazz band, show choir, jazz choir, track and field Business Professionals of America, speech, Yellow Ribbon, Ambassadors, theater, yearbook, Knowledge Bowl, math team and Junior Rotarians. He also was captain of marching band and show choir.

Grover awarded scholarship to attend St. Cloud State

Julie Grover, the daughter of Cary and Christine Grover of Marshall, has been accepted to St. Cloud State University on an admissions scholarship. She graduated from Marshall High School and plans to attend St. Cloud State in the fall of 2011. St. Cloud State University selects scholarship recipients who demonstrate strong involvement in their communities and have outstanding academic records.



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