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June 4, 2013 at 9:03 pm

Class of 2017: Vinton County Valedictorian to Study Biology

The Vinton County Courier reports that valedictorian Chloe Musick is headed to Ohio University to study Biological Sciences in the College of Arts & Sciences’ Class of 2017.

Chloe Musick from Vinton County High School was awarded the Dr. James H. and Nellie Rowley Jewell Cutler Scholars award, a four year undergraduate scholarship to attend Ohio University. The award, which is worth over $90,000, will provide full tuition, room and board, and stipends to cover structured summer internships providing the opportunity to study and work abroad.

Students selected to the Cutler Scholars Program must excel not only in the classroom, but extracurriculars as well. They must have an exceptional scholastic record and show evidence of personal integrity, much involvement and achievement, physical stamina and the ability to lead and encourage others.

President of National Honors society as well as one of the founders and Vice President of the Vinton County Unity outreach program, Musick was also a co-captain of her high school varsity cross-country team and participated in varsity track and varsity tennis. . She spent three years on the Science Olympiad team helping her team qualify for states three years in a row.

On the honor roll all four years of her high school career, Musick was named Valedictorian of her graduating class. Musick plans on studying Biological Sciences while at Ohio University.

The scholarship, awarded annually to a student attending high school in Meigs or Vinton County, was endowed by Dr. James H. and Nellie Rowley. Current Ohio University students who are also Jewell-Cutler Scholars are Lynzee Tucker, Devon Baum, and Jennifer Robinson.

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