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Sheena Jackson receives George I. Alden Scholarship


Williamsburg, Ky. - University of the Cumberlands (UC) presented Sheena Jackson (Manchester, KY) with the George I. Alden Endowed Scholarship during the 54th annual Honors Day Program on Sunday, April 21st.

The George I. Alden Endowed Scholarship Fund, established in 1981 by the George I. Alden Trust, provides one-half tuition scholarships for six students and full tuition scholarships for two students; all of who must be majoring in scientific areas.

Jackson was also named to the University’s High Honor Roll. Students recognized for this honor must attain a minimum of 3.85 cumulative grade point average standing.

A junior chemistry and secondary education major, Jackson received the full tuition endowed scholarship for the 2013-2014 year.

Upon graduating, Jackson plans to become a chemistry teacher.