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Kit FieldhouseAn exceptional math and science student at Hellgate High School, Kit Fieldhouse had his pick of colleges.

He chose the University of Montana.

As a high school senior, he took a physics class with UM professor Dan Reisenfeld. Reisenfeld encouraged him to apply for the Shallenberger Scholarship, an award for incoming physics majors.

The award, along with the exceptional faculty and opportunities in the Physics Department, made the decision to attend UM an easy one. Private support has not only helped Kit pay tuition, but has also helped him focus on his classes. “I have been able to dig in more with my majors,” he says. “Now I can definitely see myself going to graduate school and pursuing math and physics as a career.”

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