Columbia, Mo. (June 16, 2003) — Journalism student Kimberly Monet Adams is a recipient of one of the $10,000 Top Ten Scholarships awarded by the Scripps Howard Foundation. The St. Louis native is a dual major in broadcast news journalism and political science.
The Top Ten Scholarship is an award given to the 10 most outstanding journalism students in the nation. Students considered for the award have demonstrated an interest in journalism as well as high academic achievement, have strong recommendations and have submitted a personal essay. It is hoped that the recipients will parley their scholarships into careers that make a permanent impression on journalism and democracy. The Scripps Howard Foundation strives to advance the cause of a free press through support of excellence in journalism, quality journalism education and professional development.
At Missouri, Adams is a Journalism Scholar, an Honors College student and has been named to the dean’s list every semester. She has served as a University of Missouri Residential Life community adviser.
“I am absolutely thrilled to receive this award. I feel incredibly honored that I was chosen as both the Missouri School of Journalism nominee for the award, as well as one of the actual recipients,” Adams said.
Updated: March 2, 2020