Roughton receives the Horatio Alger scholarship

February 10, 2017 - For Immediate Release


Heather Roughton, a student in the Business and Administration Information Technology program at the Kiamichi Technology Centers-Talihina campus, was recently awarded the Horatio Alger National Career and Technical scholarship. Heather is eligible to receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or a technical certificate. Funds may be used for tuition, fees, books and supplies.  All scholarship funds are paid directly to the institution on behalf of the recipient. 

Since 1984, Horatio Alger Association Members and Friends have been funding scholarships to support deserving young people overcome their adversity and pursue their dreams through higher education. So far the Association has awarded more than $125 million to approximately 20,000 students. The Association administers scholarships for career & technical education, bachelor's degree programs, major specific programs and college specific programs. Horatio Alger Members support promising young people with the resources and confidence needed to overcome adversity and pursue their dreams through higher education. For more information on this scholarship, visit the link below.

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