Submitted by Shane Mauldin, MISD Communications
DALLAS – Jennifer Zotz of McKinney has been named a President’s Scholar at southern Methodist University, where she will be a first-year student in the fall of 2012.
The SMU President’s Scholars program attracts some of the most academically gifted student in the nation. each year, approximately 35 high school seniors are chosen from an applicant pool of over 8,000.
Jennifer attends McKinney High School and will begin her undergraduate studies at Southern Methodist University in the fall. Jennifer plans to major in International Studies and Human Rights while at SMU.
SMU President’s Scholars receive full tuition and fees for four years of undergraduate stury, plus tuition and transporation for study in one of SMU’s international programs. They also have opporunities to meet informally with visiting scholars of national and international stature and with public and corporate leaders in the Dallas community. Jennifer has also received a Campus Community Award, which pays for room and board while living in a University residence hall.
SMU is a provate, comprehensive university located in Dallas. it has an enrolment of about 11,000 students and a full-time faculty of more than 600. SMU offers undergraduate defree programs in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, Meadows School of the Arts, Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Lyle School of Engineering, and the School of education and Human Development. Graduate and professional programs are offered in these schools and in Perkins School of Theology and Dedman School of Law.