Student Excelled at Summer Residential Program

Missouri Scholars Academy is a three week residential summer program which is held at the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, Missouri. The program is for top rising high school juniors in the state of Missouri, according to the Scholars Academy website. One bright student that stood out was junior Jacob Lubbert. Jacob Lubbert was brought this opportunity through his Dad, Principle Randy Lubbert.

“It gives exposure to other programs and colleges, things like that.,” said Randy Lubbert.

Being able to participate in this program will help Jacob in the future  by bringing him endless opportunities.

“I think it will definitely give me some scholarship opportunities hopefully and it taught me a lot more of what I might want to do in college,” said Jacob Lubbert.

Jacob plans on studying chemical engineering and to possibly pursue this at Missouri S&T. To be eligible for the Scholars Academy you have to have a PSAT score of 60 points, two recommendation letters, be a Missouri resident attending a Missouri High School and write an essay for whatever the subjects is for that year you apply.

“The Academy reflects Missouri’s desire to strive for excellence in education at all levels. The program is based on the premise that Missouri’s gifted youth must be provided with special opportunities for learning and personal development in order for them to realize their full potential,” said

In this program students will be exposed to advance curricular that will test their abilities and that they may not have at their school.

“Not only did he have a great time there he was able to study some advance stuff, things that he might not get the opportunity to everyday plus when it comes to scholarships and applying to college those are things they looks at,” said Randy Lubbert.

Principle Randy Lubbert thinks every student should take advantage of this opportunity because it has a lot of leadership stuff and is a scholar’s academy.