Kirksville Student Receives GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship

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Kirksville Student Receives GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship

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In its first year, 22 students received the GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship from the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and GE. The program awards $10,000 annually for up to four years to students who embody the vision and values of President Reagan, including leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship. 

Over the ten year program, up to 200 four-year college scholarships totaling over $8 million will be awarded.  

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SIMI VALLEY, CA -- The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and GE announced Wednesday the 22 students who were awarded the GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship.  In its inaugural year, the program awards students who embody the vision and values personified by President Reagan, including leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship.  Each student will receive $10,000 a year, for up to four years, to be applied to student tuition, room, and board while the recipient is pursuing a bachelor’s degree at an accredited U.S. college or university. In addition, recipients are invited to participate in the first Recipients Retreat at the Ronald Reagan Library this summer.  

Over the ten year program, up to 200 four-year college scholarships totaling over $8 million will be awarded. John Heubusch, executive director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, said “The thousands of GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program applications we received proved that today’s youth are determined and inspiring leaders. We are proud to award college scholarships to the future leaders of tomorrow.”
 
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GE (NYSE: GE) is an advanced technology, services and finance company taking on the world’s toughest challenges. Dedicated to innovation in energy, health, transportation and infrastructure, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.ge.com.
 
Citizenship at GE is more than a program or a set of good intentions - it is a full-time commitment built upon cultural behaviors and actions. These actions are integrated with business strategy and have defined goals, strategies and metrics that make it actionable and accountable.
 
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