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Two Three Rivers College students, Samantha Wilson and Victoria Epperson, both of Doniphan, have received the Orville and Thelma McManus Scholarship.

Wilson is a 2010 graduate of Doniphan High School and is majoring in nursing. She is married to Tyler Wilson, and her parents are Charles Adams and Lucinda McGonigal, who are also residents of Doniphan.

Epperson is a 2012 graduate of Doniphan and is also a nursing major. She is married to Travis Epperson, and her parents are Van and Kay Schmick of Farmington.

The Orville and Thelma McManus Scholarship is awarded to residents of Ripley County seeking a nursing degree. Recipients must maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA each semester.

To apply for scholarships at Three Rivers, visit

For more information about contributing to or establishing scholarships at Three Rivers College, contact Director of Development Michelle Reynolds at 573-840-9077, or email at

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