Dedication to academic success in high school has earned several Lee’s Summit students a Red and Black Scholarship 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.
Among those awarded are: Tyler O’Neal, son of Chad and Tracey O’Neal. A home-schooled student, O’Neal will attend UCM in the fall majoring in criminal justice; Kristin Farlin, daughter of Karl Farlin and Janise Walker and a senior at Lee’s Summit North High School, will major in elementary education; Matthew Brumfield, son of Jerry and Teresa Brumfield and also a senior at Lee’s Summit North, will major in business management.
Another senior at North, Andrew Acton, son of Larry and Kayelynn Acton, will attend UCM in the fall and major in music education.