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Seven high school seniors receive MSU Provost Scholarships

June 2, 2014 -- MSU News Service

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BOZEMAN— Seven high school seniors from across the nation were selected as recipients of the 2014 Montana State University Provost Scholarship. The award carries a full tuition waiver and a generous cash stipend, as well as automatic admission to the Honors College.

“Competition for the Provost and the Presidential Scholarships is always intense and this year was no exception,” said Ilse-Mari Lee, dean of MSU’s Honors College, which currently has 1,200 students enrolled. “We are all looking forward to the fall semester when we will again welcome an inspiring cohort of scholars.”

According to Lee, MSU received 480 applications for the Presidential and Provost Scholarships this year and awarded 19 Presidential Scholarships and seven Provost Scholarships.

The 2014 MSU Provost Scholarship recipients are:


Noah Andersen is a graduate of Bozeman High School and the son of Paul and Laura Andersen. He has not yet selected a major.

Ellen Guyer is a graduate of Carter High School in Ekalaka and the daughter of Russell and Mardee Guyer. Guyer has not yet selected a major.

Hannah Worrest, a graduate of Sentinel High School in Missoula, is the daughter of Kreg and Diane Worrest and plans to pursue an engineering degree.

Out of State

Daniel Kumpf graduated from Calvert Hall College High School and is from Finksburg, Md. He is the son of Michael and Ann Kumpf and intends to study mechanical engineering.

Rachel Phipps graduated from Squalicum High School in Bellingham, Wash. She is the daughter of Lee and Laura Phipps and will major in biological sciences.                

Celina Walker of Pelman, N.H. is the daughter of Joel and Deborah Walker and intends to major in mechanical engineering.

Timothy Wells, a graduate of Stevens High School in Rapid City, S.D., intends to major in film and photography. He is the son of Douglas and Linda Wells.

Contact: Ilse-Mari Lee, (406) 994-4689,