Three Rivers College students awarded funds from the Harry & Ida Blue Memorial Scholarship

Seven Three Rivers College students were awarded funds this fall from the Harry & Ida Blue Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Three Rivers Endowment Trust.

The recipients include:
· Subrina Berger of Poplar Bluff. Berger is pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education. She is a 1986 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School. She is married to Christopher Berger. She is the daughter of Glenda Forbes of Collinsville, Ill., and Gerald Robison of Poplar Bluff.

· Crystal Champion of Poplar Bluff. Champion is pursuing a degree in education. She is a 2017 graduate of Poplar Bluff High School. She is the daughter of Jeremy and Jamie Champion of Poplar Bluff.

· Emily Joiner of Fisk. Joiner is pursuing a degree in elementary education. She is a 2017 graduate of Twin Rivers High School. She is the daughter of Sherri Joiner of Fisk and Chris Joiner of Poplar Bluff.

· Emily Knoppe of Poplar Bluff. Knoppe is pursuing a degree in elementary education. She is a 2017 graduate of Twin Rivers High School. She is the daughter of Kevin and Stephanie Knoppe of Poplar Bluff.

· Taylor Rice of Poplar Bluff. Rice is pursuing a degree in elementary education. Rice is a 2017 graduate of Twin Rivers High School. Rice’s parents are Samantha Porch and Steve Rice of Poplar Bluff.

· Shilo Russell is pursuing a degree in elementary education and is a graduate of Poplar Bluff High School.

· Conner Walker of Malden. Walker is pursuing a degree in elementary education. Walker is a 2016 graduate of Campbell High School. Walker’s parents are Brian Walker and Rena Edwards of Campbell.

The Harry & Ida Blue Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students seeking degrees in elementary or secondary education.

These scholarships represent some of the more than $60,000 awarded to students this fall by the Three Rivers Endowment Trust, a 501(c)(3) organization that receives and manages donations on behalf of Three Rivers College. The Endowment Trust provides a mutually beneficial means for individuals and businesses to partner with the College. For information on donating to scholarships, building projects, or other College needs, contact the Three Rivers Development Office at 573-840-9077.

Three Rivers College is committed to contributing to the quality of life in Southeast Missouri with quality, affordable higher education opportunities and community services that support and encourage the economic, civic, and cultural vitality of the region. For more information about college and workforce programs and upcoming events, visit trcc.edu.

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