Jacque Carlson, a Morningside College student from Emmetsburg, Iowa, was one of five students in the nation to be awarded the top Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship from the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta.
Jacque Carlson, a Morningside College student from Emmetsburg, Iowa, was one of five students in the nation to be awarded the top Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship this year from the National Council of Alpha Lambda Delta.
Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence among first-year college and university students. Since its inception in 1924, the national honor society has grown to find homes on 280 campuses throughout the United States.
This year National Alpha Lambda Delta awarded 36 Trow scholarships to outstanding students across the country, ranging from $1,000 to $6,000. Selection was based on academic records, participation in Alpha Lambda Delta activities, applicant statements, and campus and community activities. Carlson was one of five students to receive the $6,000 scholarship.
Carlson is the daughter of Michael and Tracey Carlson of Emmetsburg. She is a 2013 graduate of Emmetsburg High School. Her major at Morningside is biology.
Morningside chapter advisers for Alpha Lambda Delta are Marty Knepper, professor of English and chair of English and modern languages, and Terri Curry, vice president for student life and enrollment.