Five Kansas University freshmen have earned large scholarships after posting perfect standardized test scores.
Four are Kansas high school graduates, making them eligible for KU’s Perfect Achievement Scholarship, worth $15,500 per year. A Missouri high school graduate also earned a perfect score and earned a scholarship worth $10,000 per year.
Scholarship recipients are Daniel Gritz, a Shawnee Mission East High School graduate; Nina Mathew, a Pittsburg High School graduate; Emily E. Parsons, a Manhattan High School graduate; Bailey Reimer, a Shawnee Mission Northwest High School graduate; and Morgan Tichy, a graduate of Parkway West High School in Ballwin, Mo.
The Perfect Achievement Scholarship covers 30 hours of tuition a year for four years for those who earn perfect scores on either the ACT or the SAT exams. The scholarship also provides housing, books and meals.