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Five Riggs Scholarship winners enroll at Evangel

Published on Oct 14, 2015 by Evangel University News

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Five of the 10 Ralph Riggs Scholarship recipients from the Assemblies of God Trust are attending Evangel University this fall, including one of the top two, with a $30,000 scholarship. The other four each received $5,000 scholarships.

The Ralph Riggs Scholarship is named after one of the founding fathers of Evangel University, former AG General Superintendent Ralph M. Riggs, an early advocate for higher education in the Assemblies.

The scholarships are awarded annually by the AGTrust to a select number of high school graduates planning to attend AG colleges and universities.

Recipients are selected based on outstanding academic merit and exemplary community church service, Christian life and personal references.

Since its formation in 2008, AGTrust has awarded 846 scholarships and grants totaling $2.28 million to students attending AG colleges and universities.

Ralph Riggs General Superintendent’s $30,000 Scholarship Recipients

Mason Rozean was one of two students invited to speak to members of “The President’s Club” during Homecoming 2015.
Mason Rozean was one of two students invited to speak to members of “The President’s Club” during Homecoming 2015.

Mason Rozean is the son of Rev. Eric and Shelley Rozean of Kearney, Neb. He is a graduate of Kearney High School, and he is preparing for a career in church ministry. His Riggs Scholarship will be distributed over a four-year period.

“The class structure for each and every ministry major at Evangel is designed for the purpose of sending out the student ready to be a minister,” Rozean says. “I look forward to receiving the education that best prepares me for my life’s calling.”

Ralph Riggs $5,000 Scholarship Recipients

  • Noah Holmes, freshman biology major from Houlton, Maine.
  • Andreas Moeller, freshman church leadership major from Hebo, Ore.
  • Trey Shupp, freshman biology major from Watertown, N.Y.
  • Sydney Wilson, freshman undeclared major from Orlando, Fla.

For more information about the AGTrust and its scholarship/grant programs, see http://www.agtrust.org