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KHS Graduate Hadley Weyerich joins the 15th Class of Stamps Scholars

From over 263,000 applications, and only 267 recipients, Kirkwood High School (KHS) ‘2020 graduate Hadley Weyerich was selected to the 15th class of Stamps Scholars. Hadley currently attends the University of Oregon and is studying biology. According to the Stamp Scholars website, students selected as Stamps Scholars are an accomplished network of highly driven individuals who are committed to leaving an impact on their local and larger communities. 

While at KHS, Hadley was a member of KHS Cares, the Pioneer Yearbook, and Kirkwood Youth Service. She is also an equestrian athletes, and completes as a member of the United States Equestrian Federation.

Scholars were chosen via a rigorous process by their selected universities and colleges for their academic excellence, leadership experience, dedication to service, and exceptional character. For these students, the total value of their Stamps Scholarships will be worth up to approximately $44 million, with each attending one of 34 partner universities across the country.

At most partner universities, the Stamps Scholarship covers up to the total estimated cost of attendance for four years of undergraduate study and also includes enrichment funds that Scholars can use for academic and professional development, ranging from study abroad to internships to independent research. In recent years, Stamps Scholars have used their funds to

conduct scientific research in Antarctica, volunteer at a girls’ shelter in Peru, study abroad in Jordan, attend a medical Spanish program in Ecuador, and much more. Stamps Scholarships are also awarded to select rising juniors at several colleges and universities, including the US Military Academy, the US Naval Academy, the US Air Force Academy, the University of Chicago, and Dartmouth University.