Ashlen Rector of State Road has been awarded for the 2015-16 year, a scholarship from MetLife received through North Carolina Independent Colleges & Universities. Rector will receive a cash award of $2,000 for her junior year at Salem College.
Rector is majoring in mathematics and has a 3.6 GPA. She is on the basketball team, does community service and participates in the Fremdendienerin program at Salem College.
The MetLife Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing majors in computer science, information technology, information systems, computer engineering, and math majors as well as business administration majors with a technical minor. A minimum GPA of 3.2 is required as well as campus involvement, work experience, or community experience.
MetLife has awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarships for the 2015-16 year to North Carolina Independent Colleges including Bennett College, Davidson College, Gardner-Webb University, Greensboro College, Johnson C. Smith University, Meredith College, Methodist University, Queens University of Charlotte, Saint Augustine’s University, and Salem College.