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Oct. 4, 2023

Rector awarded Clint Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Cade Rector is the recipient of the Clint Johnson Memorial Scholarship at Northwest Missouri State University for the 2023-2024 academic year.

A junior mathematics education major from Lexington, Missouri, Rector is the son of Jim and Michelle Rector.

The $1,000 scholarship honors the memory of Clint Johnson, who was a first-generation Bearcat and attended Northwest from 2004 to 2006. His parents, Robert Johnson and Jennifer Holt, established the scholarship in 2009 with preference given to a Lexington R-V High School graduate attending Northwest in pursuit of a degree in agriculture.

For more information about the Clint Johnson Memorial Scholarship or giving to Northwest, call 660.562.1248 or visit


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