Three Win Tuition Scholarships at TOFT 2018

Three high school seniors won a 12-hour, fall 2018 tuition scholarship to Arkansas Tech University during Time Out for Tech on Thursday, Feb. 1.

Dalton Heffley of Pelsor (left), Madison Grantham of Nixa, Mo. (middle) and Cooper McGhee of Alma (photographed, right) were randomly selected to receive the scholarships from among the 1,352 high school seniors in attendance.

In all, 2,831 guests attended Time Out for Tech 2018, which was hosted by the ATU Office of Admissions.

The scholarships were drawn for and the winners announced during the opening session at John E. Tucker Coliseum.

Following the opening session, high school seniors and their families had an opportunity to meet with faculty from the academic program that interests them the most.

Time Out for Tech also offered residence hall tours, a chance to meet with representatives from student organization and sessions with staff members from such campus entities as financial aid, athletics and Greek life. All high school seniors participating in Time Out for Tech received a free T-shirt and an opportunity to have their photo made with Jerry the Bulldog, campus ambassador.

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