Layton Receives Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Scholarship to Attend SAHEC

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Oct. 17, 2003 – Kara Layton of Dexter, Mo., has been awarded the Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel 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 Sikeston Jaycee Bootheel Scholarship is awarded to students attending SAHEC full time, who maintain at least a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.  The award is valued at $750 per academic year.

Layton is enrolled full time in the LPN/RN Bridge Program offered through SAHEC by Three Rivers Community College (TRCC), a partner with Southeast.  She has a GPA of 3.8 and expects to graduate in spring 2004.