Leihy wins Washburn scholarship

Hillsboro High School student Meghan Leihy has been awarded a Garvey Competitive Scholarship from Washburn University in Topeka. She is one of 26 students to receive the scholarship this year.

To qualify to compete for a scholarship, a student must have a grade point average of 3.25 or better. Students with the highest scores on a scholarship test received scholarships ranging from $500 to $2,000.

The scholarships are renewable up to four years if a student remains enrolled full-time at Washburn University with a grade point average of 3.00 or better.

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