Don B. Huntley College of Agriculture

Two Huntley College Students Named President's Council Scholars

Published Date: Nov 13, 2017 12:00:00 PM

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Two human nutrition and food science students were selected to receive this year’s President’s Council Scholarship.

Shannon Hilse and Sarah Caballero were among 25 students honored at the President’s Council conferral luncheon on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Kellogg West Conference Center.

The President’s Council scholarships are considered the most in prestigious at the university. Started in 1983, the scholarships are awarded each year to undergraduate students from each of the university’s eight academic colleges and go graduate students from the Colleges of Engineering and Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences.

Honorees are chosen based on academic and co-curricular excellence rather than need. Recipients must have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and demonstrate significant contributions to the community during their university years.

Each of the endowed scholarships is named by its benefactor and provides a $3,000 award for the recipient. The scholarship check is given to the selected scholars by the university president at a special presentation at the beginning of fall quarter.