Hillsboro High School senior Meghan Leihy and Hillsboro High School graduate Aubrey Meier received scholarships from Washburn University.
Leihy was awarded a freshman academic scholarship, given to students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and a Garvey Competitive Exam scholarship. In order to take the Garvey exam, students must have a GPA of 3.25 or higher.
Meier was awarded Phi Kappa Theta and transfer scholarships. For the Phi Kappa Theta, students must be a member of the honor society and have a grade point average of 3.25. For the transfer scholarship, the student must have attended another four-year institution after high school and have completed more than 48 semester hours at an accredited Kansas Community College. Students also need a grade point average of at least 3.25.