Scholarship winner

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Cassville High School senior Sami Robb has received a pair scholarships from Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI) in Indianapolis, Ind. After being admitted to the honors college and Herron School of Art and Design, Robb received the IUPUI Non-Resident Chancellor's Scholarship, which provides $12,000 per year and is renewable for up to four years. The scholarship includes a $2,500 housing stipend and a $2,500 study abroad stipend. She also received the Herron Out-of-State Scholarship, which will provide $8,000 per year, is also renewable up to four years and includes a $1,000 housing stipend. These are the top honors and art department awards offered by the university. IUPUI, which serves as the research facility for the Indiana and Purdue University campuses, is home to the colleges' professional programs and serves over 30,000 students each year. Herron School of Art and Design is ranked 45th in the U.S. News rankings for art and is third in the world for printmaking. It is also one of the few professional art schools that is part of a university and is only one of 322 schools that are nationally accredited. Robb, who has attended Leslie Ermey's classes at Cassville High School, is in the top 10 percent of students in her class. She plans to study graphic design and illustration at IUPUI. She is the daughter of Eric and Jennifer Robb, of Cassville.

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