Senior Justin Jasperse wanted to go to college after graduating from Burnsville High School but he wasn’t sure how that was going to happen.
Burnsville High School senior Victor Sanchez Villegas has been selected to receive a full four-year scholarship to Columbia University in New York City next year worth over $200,000. The scholarship covers the cost of attendance, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and travel expenses.
Columbia is among Ivy League schools, which are generally viewed as the most prestigious and highest-quality in the world.
Students and staff at Metcalf Middle School will face each other in the 10th and final basketball game to honor a former teacher and raise funds for scholarships.
For her outstanding science project, titled "Change in Algae Growth Using Supplemental Carbon Dioxide," Burnsville High School sophomore Claire Wentzlaff received a Special Award at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) in Phoenix recently.
She has been offered the New American University Scholarship, a comprehensive and renewable scholarship to Arizona State University.
This year, the National Honor Society's service project is to create a community-oriented 5K, The Doggie Dash.
All of the proceeds will go to Pets Loyal 2 Vets, a Minnesota based nonprofit that connects Minnesota veterans with therapy service dogs free of charge.
Trang Truong is happy to remind anyone asking that a test score is just a snapshot, a single moment in time, and not representative of him as a person or a student. Still, when the Burnsville High School junior found out he earned a perfect score on the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT), the meaning was not lost on him.
Two teachers in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 have been selected to receive $1,000 scholarships from the Hanson Scholarship Fund to further their own education. They are Becca Buck, a music teacher at Marion W. Savage Elementary in Savage and Kristine Helwig, a science teacher at Eagle Ridge Junior High in Savage.
At not much more than five feet tall, Burnsville High School senior Jaqueline Le Vvintre may not fit a military stereotype. But that hasn’t stopped her from earning a $180,000 college scholarship from the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC), one of only a dozen granted to high school students in the Midwest.
Students and staff at Metcalf Junior High School will honor a former teacher with a special public event that will also raise funds for scholarships.