Savannah Native Awarded Matthew White Memorial Scholarship At Northwest

(From Northwest Missouri State News Service)

Northwest Missouri State University student Gianna Magers of Savannah is the recipient of the Matthew White Memorial Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Magers is a sophomore animal science major.  She is the daughter of John and Loree Magers.

The endowed scholarship is awarded to a continuing student at Northwest studying an agriculture-related major. A scholarship of at least $500 is awarded with preference to graduates of Savannah High School, North Andrew High School in Rosendale as well as students from Missouri or Iowa.

Matthew White had completed his sophomore year as an agriculture business major at Northwest when he died in a 2005 automobile crash. His parents, Steve and Julie White of Savannah, Missouri, established the scholarship in 2006. Steve is a 1980 graduate of Northwest, and Julie is a 1981 graduate.

For more information about the Matthew White Memorial Scholarship or Northwest Foundation Inc., call 660.562.1248 or send an email to advance@nwmissouri.edu.

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