Fort Plain senior, Travis Hearingshaw, awarded
Plain High School student Travis Herringshaw has been selected as a
2015 QuestBridge National College Match Scholarship recipient. He is
one of 657 students chosen for this honor, out of 13,264 applicants.
Students selected for the scholarship are “matched” to a very
selective partner college—admitted with a guaranteed full, four-year
scholarship, including tuition, room and board, and other expenses.
Travis has been matched with Haverford College, just outside of
Philadelphia. He is the son of Brenda Herringshaw.
According to a press release from QuestBridge, “The caliber of this
year’s College Matches is exceptional. In addition to an average
unweighted GPA of 3.91, the middle 50% have received between
1890-2140 on the SAT (out of 2400), and between 29-33 on the ACT
(out of 36). Academically, 96% rank in the top 10% of their class,
including 28% who rank 1st in their class. Financially, their median
household income is $30,245, and 84% qualify for free or reduced
price lunch. The majority of these QuestBridge Scholars—75%—are also
among the first generation in their families to attend a four-year
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