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By Andi Bourne

Robinett Siblings Both Hilleman Scholars


August 3, 2017

Liam Grundler, 2016 MSU Hilleman Scholar

Nino Robinett poses with his mother Tracey Youbles and sister Eliana at the Parent Send-off Celebration. Eliana was in the inaugural 2016 Hilleman Scholar Program. They are the first siblings to be in the program.

BOZEMAN  – Recent Seeley-Swan High School graduate Nino Robinett was among 50 students selected for Montana State University's (MSU) Hilleman Scholars Program. He joins his sister Eliana who was among the inaugural class last year.

The program started in 2016 to recognize the effort and potential of Montana students who exemplify the story of Maurice Hilleman. Hilleman, after losing his twin sister and mother within two days of his birth, was raised by an uncle and aunt and helped the family by raising chickens.

After graduating from MSU – then Montana State College – on a scholarsh...

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