Jacob L. Rush, a senior at Northwest Cabarrus High School, has been awarded a full scholarship to attend The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina.

This scholarship is underwritten by The Citadel Foundation. Citadel Scholars are the academic elite of the college and undergo a rigorous selection process which includes a written essay and an interview process.

As a Citadel Scholar, Jacob will have all of his tuition, room, board and uniforms paid for - an award that will approximate $250,000. Jacob plans to major in Business and then pursue a law degree. This award was presented by Colonel Russell Olson (USA, Retired), who is a 1969 graduate of The Citadel.

Jacob is the son of Jeff and Tamara Rush of Concord.

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