Ethan Dixon received Missouri Scholars 100 award
Ethan Dixon, son of Dan and Becky Dixon, was recognized as a recipient of the Missouri Scholars 100 award. Missouri Scholars 100 is a program sponsored by the Missouri Association of Secondary School Principals. Schools across Missouri are invited to nominate candidates for this state wide recognition and the top 100 students, based primarily on a formula using the student’s grade point average and ACT score, are recognized at a banquet in Columbia.
Ethan plans to attend Northwest Missouri State University next fall and pursue a degree in agronomy. Mr. Tim Schieber, high school principal at Penney High School in Hamilton, was able to be in attendance to present Ethan with his award and had this to say, “It was a very elite group of academic students at the ceremony today. All 100 students present had scored a 34 or higher on the ACT and were obviously all outstanding students. With Ethan being our first Scholars 100 winner in my tenure as a principal, it was a great honor to be able to present him the award.” To be considered for the award, a student must have a minimum of 3.750 GPA, a minimum of 29 on the ACT, be ranked in the top 10 percent of their class, and have taken upper level courses in mathematics, science, English, and foreign language. The student must also have excellent attendance, be an exemplary school citizen, and be involved in the school activity program.