CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,
Oct. 24, 2003 – Beverly Gipson of Sikeston, Mo., has been awarded the William M. Bess Scholarship at the Sikeston Area Higher Education Center (SAHEC), a satellite campus of Southeast Missouri State University.
This scholarship is to be applied towards incidental fees for the 2003-2004 academic year.
The William M. Bess Scholarship, which is given in memory of Bess, is awarded to a student attending SAHEC. This endowed scholarship will provide Gipson with a $594 award this academic year.
Gipson is currently enrolled in several courses offered through SAHEC by Three Rivers Community College (TRCC), a partner with Southeast. She plans to apply to the TRCC LPN/RN Bridge Program in November. She has a grade point average of 3.6. Gipson is married and has six children. She is employed full time by the Missouri Delta Medical Center.