Clemens receives scholarship

Published 9:54 am Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Kenston Forest School (KFS) has announced that Rheyanna Leigh Clemens, a senior and the school’s salutatorian, has been awarded the University Achievement Award Scholarship at the University of Virginia.

According to a press release, Clemens was accepted to the University of Virginia in January and will attend in the fall in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

“She has attended KFS since kindergarten. Miss Clemens is the Student Government Association president and National Honor Society vice president and (is) involved in other community service clubs with KFS.”

According to the press release, the University of Virginia offers about 50 full-tuition scholarships awarded to exceptional students from Virginia who will add to the diversity of the student population. “The criteria for the scholarship are Virginia residency, academic merit, leadership, need and citizenship.”

“The University Achievement Award Scholarship covers the cost of tuition and fees, including those for more expensive pre-professional schools like the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. It is renewable for four years as long as the student is enrolled and maintains a good academic standing. Miss Clemens plans to major in biomedical engineering. She is the granddaughter of Don and Pat Moore, of McKenney.”