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MCHS Alumni Receives UofL Grawemeyer Scholarship
Dustyn Hofer a member of the MCHS class of 2017 has received a Grawemeyer Scholarship from the University of Louisville. Only 10 Kentucky high school students receive the scholarship.

The University of Louisville today announced that 10 Kentucky high school students have been awarded a Grawemeyer Scholarship. The award provides full in-state tuition or four years, plus an $8,000 per year educational allowance to cover other academic expenses. It is one of the university’s most valuable and competitive scholarships.

The award goes to undergraduates who plan to conduct research as part of their studies. To qualify, students must have a minimum score of 31 on the ACT, 1420 on the SAT and a grade point average of 3.75 or better.

The incoming class of Grawemeyer Scholars has an average ACT of 33.6 and includes five Governor’s Scholars, two National Merit finalists and four valedictorians.

Hofer is the son of Pam Hofer and Dale Hofer Jr., both of Paducah. “Receiving this award has been such an honor and a blessing," said Hofer. "As the first person in my family to pursue a bachelor's degree, it was truly amazing to be given such a great opportunity at the University of Louisville through the Grawemeyer Scholarship.”

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Phone: 270-538-4000
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5347 Benton Road
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phone:  270-538-4000
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