Horatio Alger Award 2020

Park Hill High School Student Earns National Award
This is the image for the news article titled Park Hill High School Student Earns National AwardSamantha Kinney from Park Hill High School is one of just two Missouri honorees in the 2020 Horatio Alger National Scholarship Program.

As one of 106 award recipients nationwide, Kinney earned the honor for her integrity and perseverance. In addition to maintaining a 4.1 grade-point average, she completed a medical internship through the Park Hill Aspiring Medical Professionals program, took a range of AP courses and served as a leader in S.A.D.D. and Student Council. She currently works as a technology support assistant for the district. Kinney plans to attend the University of Missouri to study biology.

Along with providing a trip to Washington, D.C. to accept the award, the Horatio Alger Association will grant her $25,000 for her post-secondary education.