Mount Pleasant, UT (PRWEB) March 30, 2016
The prestigious boarding school will award scholarships to one male and one female rodeo athlete. Each scholarship is valued at $54,900 for the 2016-2017 academic year.
This annually-renewable scholarship covers the complete costs of tuition, room, and board for the 2016-17 academic year while offering year-round practice for the student’s chosen rodeo events, a heated indoor and two outdoor practice arenas, and one-on-one coaching from accomplished rodeo instructors. The Wasatch Academy high school rodeo team will compete in over 25 rodeos each year, with travel to the events facilitated by the school.
The Wasatch Academy high school rodeo team provides unique opportunities for students to receive a superior education, compete in a very competitive rodeo association, and prepare them for graduation and placement to a college rodeo team of their dreams.
Wasatch Academy’s campus and rodeo facilities are a stone’s throw away from recreational riding trails within the shadow of the Wasatch mountains. Their premier rodeo program provides a unique opportunity for students to practice and hone their skills while also forging lifelong bonds with students from around the globe.
The campus brings together approximately 335 students from more than 40 countries and more than 30 states. At Wasatch Academy, students are guided to become ethical citizens of the world while getting prepared for college.
About Wasatch Academy
Wasatch Academy, founded in 1875, is the only co-ed college preparatory boarding school in Utah. Located in Mt. Pleasant, the campus brings together approximately 335 students from more than 40 countries and more than 30 states. At Wasatch Academy, students are guided to become ethical citizens of the world while getting prepared for college. Throughout the year, students take advantage of a beautiful setting in the heart of Utah, surrounded by several national parks and unique outdoor opportunities. In addition, every weekend students have the opportunity to attend several cultural and sports events in nearby Salt Lake City. Wasatch Academy students are provided the highest academic atmosphere while being instructed by committed faculty that cares about their success, in and outside of the classroom. At Wasatch Academy, our goal is to prepare students to live in a globalized 21st century world. Our student body learns alongside peers with a diverse array of perspectives, languages and cultures.