Two Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood students awarded Joshua Richards Honor Scholarship

Gillian Luera and Rattika Ou have been selected to receive the Joshua Richards Honor Scholarship at Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood. The scholarship is designed to exemplify the best qualities of adult higher education.

Joshua Richards, an honor student, was killed in an automobile accident June 27, 1998. The scholarship was created by his parents, both honor graduates of Columbia College-Fort Leonard Wood. This scholarship is to assist a student in continuing the tradition of the Richards family in the pursuit of academic excellence.

Both recipients are affiliated with the military and are currently residing in the Fort Leonard Wood area. Luera is working toward a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice while Ou is majoring in human services.

To be eligible for this scholarship, a student must have completed 15 semester hours of studies with Columbia College, maintain a 3.2 GPA, been enrolled in at least two of the three prior sessions and submit an essay reflecting his or her pursuit of academic excellence, and demonstrate his or her community involvement.

Director Michael Siegel with Gillian Luera
Siegel with Rattika Ou


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I learned about this award here and the origin of it. I would like to congratulate both Gillian Luera and Rattika Ou. This award is really prestigious.