By Charlene Smith
Pine Bluffs Post staff 

Burns senior received prominent scholarship


Charlene Smith

Eli Childers is accustomed to scoring higher than most students on test scores. But beating out many of the nation's seniors for an elite level scholarship, the QuestBridge Scholarship was something new to Childers.

"I applied in the spring of 2013 and was notified I was one of the 15 finalists last week," explained Childers. Childers is the son of Tony and Michelle Childers of Albin. His mother was very thankful for the " ivy-league opportunity on a community college budget."

The QuestBridge Scholarship is a "powerful platform bridging the nation's brightest, under-served youth and leading...

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