POPLAR BLUFF, MO (KFVS) - A graduate of Poplar Bluff High School has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship by the Designing Women Foundation.
Lyndy Foust, 18, is the daughter of Dave and Krissy Foust of Poplar Bluff, was among the top 30 graduates in her high school class and was editor in chief of the school newspaper, "The Bluffer." She has also done volunteer work for the Children Concern Center.
Foust is a freshman at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla., where she is studying early childhood education and teaching English as a second language.
The Designing Women Foundation is a registered nonprofit organization dedicated to cultural and educational enrichment of youth and women. It promotes literacy and provides scholarships to the financially disadvantaged, regardless of age, race or religion.