The Shawnee Chamber of Commerce Foundation has awarded its annual $1,500 Betty Charlton Scholarships for 2022.
This year’s recipients include Alexa Magstadt, Victoria Neighbour, and Thy Nguyen. All three are graduates of Shawnee Mission North West High School.
The scholarship was established in memory of Betty Charlton, a long-time Shawnee Chamber of Commerce employee, to provide education assistance to outstanding, area high-school seniors. The scholarship selection committee focused on community involvement and leadership skills to select the winner. These students met or exceeded all the criteria for this scholarship with their outstanding extracurricular, academic achievement, and community activities.
Magstadt will attend the University of Kansas and plans to study Biological Studies/Environmental Sciences. Neighbour will attend Iowa State University and plans to study Architecture and Integrated Studio Arts. Nguyen will attend Johnson County Community College and study Biotechnology.
The Betty Charlton Scholarship fund continues to support future community leadership. Scholarships totaling $50,000 have been awarded to area high school seniors during the last 25 years.
Congrats to these recipients and we look forward to seeing all of the great things you do in your career!