Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

March 9, 2014

Western student receives scholarship


Kokomo Tribune

---- — FRANKLIN – Western High School student Mark Bewley recently received a four-year, $80,000 Presidents Scholarship from Franklin College.

Fourteen high school seniors from across the country participated in the Ben Franklin Scholars Program at Franklin College from Jan. 20 to 25. The college awarded a total of $294,060 in scholarships this year.

The invited high school students visited campus to interview with Franklin College faculty and received consideration for top academic scholarships, including the full-tuition Benjamin Franklin Scholarship totaling approximately $115,000 over four years.

“Franklin College is pleased to be able to recognize outstanding students in our applicant pool for their academic success, leadership, and extracurricular involvement,” said Jennifer Bostrom, director for admissions, in a press release.