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Jon Wilson receives George I. Alden Scholarship


Williamsburg, KY- University of the Cumberlands (UC) presented Jon Wilson (Bowling Green, Ky.) with the George I. Alden Endowed Scholarship during the 55th Annual Honors Day program in the Gatliff Chapel on UC’s campus.

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. Wilson received one of the one-half scholarships.

Wilson, a freshman and chemistry major at UC, 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.

Located in Williamsburg, Ky., University of the Cumberlands is an institution of regional distinction, which currently offers four undergraduate degrees in more than 40 major fields of study; 10 pre-professional programs; ten graduate degrees distributed over eight areas, including two doctorates and seven master’s degrees; certifications in education; and online programs. For more information visit