Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 22 May 2012 15:43
Hillsboro High School senior Amy Bartel accepts the Founders’ Academic Scholarship from Oklahoma Baptist University president David W. Whitlock. Presented in recognition of academic achievement, the annual $10,000 scholarship can be renewed for three additional years, making the honor worth a potential of $40,000. At HHS, Bartel is involved in Spirit-N-Celebration, Art Club, drama productions, softball, basketball, volleyball, cross-country and National Honor Society. She plans to pursue a degree to be a pediatric nurse practitioner. Bartel is the daughter of Wilmer and Marilyn Bartel. OBU is located in Shawnee, Okla.