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Grimes awarded the Colleen McCormick Memorial Scholarship

Christina Grimes PictureChristina Grimes, a graduate of Rowan County Senior High School, has been announced as the 2020 recipient of the Colleen McCormick Memorial Scholarship, a fund to benefit MSU students. Grimes plans to major in legal studies at MSU with a goal of attending law school.   

“I am so honored to have been chosen as the recipient for the Colleen McCormick Memorial Scholarship, which will help me begin to pursue my goal of obtaining a degree in legal studies,” Grimes said. “I am so excited for these next four years and am so thankful for this scholarship supporting me along the way. It is truly making a difference in my MSU experience.”  

The Colleen McCormick Memorial Scholarship is awarded to incoming first-year students who are graduates of Rowan County Senior High School and maintained a GPA of 3.0 or above.   

Students interested in applying for this scholarship, along with other privately funded scholarships managed by the MSU Foundation, should visit the online scholarship application at      

For more information on this scholarship, or to establish your own, contact MSU’s Office of Alumni Relations and Development at 606-783-2033, email or visit