Emporia State University names Shepherd Scholars
2012 May 8Celebrating the promise of continued academic achievement, Emporia State University introduced its 11 newest Shepherd Scholars Thursday, May 3. "Thanks to your kindness and generosity, we have the opportunity to recognize some real rock stars, our best and brightest students," said Dr. Michael D. Shonrock, ESU president, expressing appreciation to the Shepherd family of Emporia. Augusta Shepherd and her late husband, R. Herschel Shepherd of Emporia established the Shepherd Scholars program in 1994 to provide financial support for ESU's most accomplished students as they approach their senior year in college. The 2012-13 Shepherd Scholars, hometowns, and academic majors include:
- Brooke is majoring in Spanish, with a minor in Leadership. She is also the incoming president of ESU's Student Government Association.
- Class of 2016
- Eureka, KS
- Tess is majoring in communication, with a minor in leadership.
- Class of 2013
- Admire, KS