WARRENSBURG, Mo.—Dedication to academic success in high school has earned Amber Johnson, daughter of Linda M. Johnson-Belton, and Howard L. Johnson, of Linden, a Red and Black Scholarship in the amount of $3,000 per year to attend the University of Central Missouri.
The Red and Black Scholarship is awarded to incoming UCM freshmen based upon their high school cumulative grade point average and ACT composite score. The scholarship is renewable and may be received for a maximum of eight semesters of undergraduate study.
A senior at Linden High School, Johnson will graduate in June and will attend Central Missouri in the fall majoring in nursing and education.
Throughout high school, Johnson has been involved in the Mock Trial Club, a volunteer for the Linden animal shelter, Jr. Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, Project Porch Light, and a volunteer at the swine flu clinic.
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