The entire school was there to see Katherine Moore get the surprise of a lifetime.
At the end of Mass at Hayden Catholic High School in Topeka, Kan., Tuesday, Admissions Counselors Killian Kramer and Blair Whitney presented her with a giant check covering the entire cost of her Stephens education.
Moore will pursue a theatre degree with an emphasis on musical theatre. She told a reporter from WIBW in Topeka that Stephens has one of the best theatre programs.
"I'm very excited," she said. "They really propel you to work in the theatre industry...After I visited, I thought 'This is where I need to be going to school."
Moore is one of three to receive a full tuition scholarship following Scholars Weekend.
The scholarship, she said, "is such a blessing. I can't tell you how happy I am."
Moore's family was on hand to see her receive the award.
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