Bethel Offers High School Students Chance to Win Tuition Scholarship
McKENZIE — Bethel University will once again offer high school students who attend District basketball tournament games played at Bethel’s Crisp Arena a chance to win a tuition scholarship to the school.
The scholarship, valued at more than $15,000, would cover tuition for a traditional undergraduate student for two consecutive semesters.
The competition is open to high school freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. To be eligible, students must complete an entry card at the Bethel University Enrollment Services Booth at the Main Entrance to Crisp Arena. Names will be collected the following dates of the tournament: Saturday afternoon, February 10 with games at 1:30, 3, 4:30, 6, and 7:30; Monday night, February 12 with games at 6 and 7:30; Tuesday night, February 13 with games at 6 and 7:30; Friday night, February 16 with games at 6 and 7:30; and Saturday night, February 17 with games at 6 and 7:30.
One student will be drawn at the half-time of the first game on February 16 and another before the beginning of the second game. Two students will be drawn and shoot at the same times on February 17.
The students randomly drawn will have one minute (starting from half court) to hit a lay-up, then hit a free throw, then hit a three-pointer and to finally make a half-court shot. Note: The student is responsible for rebounding the ball. To win a scholarship, the student must successfully hit all four shots. Note: Winners must complete the requirements for Admission to Bethel before enrolling and redeeming the scholarship.
Bethel University is a private, four-year institution affiliated with the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Headquartered in McKenzie, if offers bachelor’s, master’s and associate degree programs through a variety of learning platforms. For more information about Bethel, go to www.bethelu.edu.