Tuesday, May 17, 2011

SBU Incoming Students Receive J.R. Maupin Founders Award

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Sharina Smith, Office of Marketing & Communications
417-328-1803 / ssmith@sbuniv.edu

BOLIVAR, Mo. – Three incoming freshman at Southwest Baptist University received the J.R. Maupin Founders Award, which gives students full tuition.  Students receiving this award are Julie Strubinger (Auburn, Ill.), Nikolas Fischer (Maryland Heights, Mo.) and Faith Crook (Overbrook, Kan.)

Students had to apply for this competitive academic scholarship by attending Scholars Day on February 19, 2011. To apply for this prestigious award, students must have qualified for an Ingman Distinguished Scholars Award or a Pike Scholars Award.  Three J.R. Maupin Founders Awards are offered annually to incoming SBU freshman. 


Southwest Baptist University is a leader among private universities in truly integrating Christ-centered academic pursuits with comprehensive professional programs at an affordable price. At SBU, the faculty and staff create a caring, academic community to prepare students to be servant leaders in a global society. For more information, visit www.SBUniv.edu.

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