DeKalb student receives Moorhead scholarship

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013 5:30 a.m.CDT

Jackson Hampton of DeKalb has received a $5,000 Achievement Scholarship from Minnesota State University Moorhead.

The Achievement Scholarship awards $1,250 for the freshman year and is given to students admitted to MSUM with a composite ACT score of 26-27 and a high school rank in the top 50 percent. It’s renewable for a maximum of four years with a 3.5 GPA.

The competitive scholarship recognizes academic achievement, leadership contributions to the campus and community, and active participation in events and organizations. Selection is based on the applicants’ strengths and the attributes they bring to MSU Moorhead.

Minnesota State University Moorhead is a comprehensive regional university enrolling approximately 7,500 students.

Hampton is the son of Andrew and Megan Hampton and intends to major in film studies.

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