HORATIO ALGER SCHOLARSHIP: Congratulations to Vianney Senior Nikita Thompson, who earned a 2014 Horatio Alger Scholarship award from the Horatio Alger Association.
Nikita is one of only 2 high school seniors from Missouri to earn this prestigious award, of which only a handful of American seniors will earn each year.
The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is dedicated to the simple but powerful belief that hard work, honesty and determination can conquer all obstacles. As such, the Association honors the achievements of outstanding individuals in our society who have succeeded in spite of adversity and who are committed to supporting young people in pursuit of increased opportunities through higher education.
The Horatio Alger Association also provides scholarship assistance to deserving young people who have demonstrated integrity, determination in overcoming adversity, academic potential and the personal aspiration to make a unique contribution to society.
Congratulations again to Nikita and his family on this tremendous award.
CLICK HERE TO WATCH AN INTERVIEW WITH NIKITA THOMPSON