Student Profile – Ayla Parham

With more than 22,000 students, Park had a wealth of great stories to tell. Our first student profile features Ayla Parham.

A sophomore in the Park University Honors Academy, Parham is majoring in secondary education with a science concentration, and was recently announced as a recipient of the Gilman Scholarship. She will spend the Spring 2014 semester at Al Akhawayn University in Morocco, and was selected out of a pool of more than 2,600 applicants for the prestigious award. The Clever, Mo., native is the third Park University recipient of the Gilman Scholarship.

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