Samantha Shafer was recently awarded the Founder’s Scholarship at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
The Founder’s Scholarship is the highest academic award given by Mount Vernon Nazarene University. It is renewable for up to five years.
Shafer is a 2014 graduate of Madison-Plains High School.
She is the daughter of Ken and Melissa Shafer, of Mount Sterling.
She has earned a total of eight scholarships from the university and local sources.
She plans on majoring in nursing.