CU student receives scholarship from Lawton chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution

Loren Jackson receiving the Nellie Bonard Blackewell ScholarshipCameron student Lorren Jackson, a Lawton freshman majoring in early childhood education, is the recipient of the Nellie Bonard Blackwell Scholarship from the Lawton chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. She received the $1,000 award from chapter Regent Linda Mann of Carnegie and scholarship chairman Juanita L. McDaniel Boyce of Lawton during a ceremony held at CU's McMahon Center.

 "We are pleased to present this scholarship to Lorren," says Mann. "She has an outstanding record of academic performance, community involvement and extracurricular activities. The Lawton chapter of the DAR is happy to recognize her achievements as she embarks on her college career."

 The Nellie Bonard Blackwell Scholarship was established by retired Maj. Leland Blackwell in honor of his late wife, who was a member of the Lawton chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. 

 "The Lawton chapter of the DAR is privileged to award this scholarship for the third year," says Boyce. "I encourage all high school seniors in Lawton to ask their guidance counselors about the application requirements."

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October 28, 2008
PR# 08-191