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April 25, 2014
CONTACT: K.E. Schwab

SRU names Stevenson Scholars

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Two Slippery Rock University students have been awarded 2014-15 Marjorie Stephenson Scholarships.

The recipients are Brittany Perry, a criminology major from Cheltenham, who will receive $1,000, and Dominique Williams, a psychology major from Pittsburgh, who will receive $800. Williams previously won a $250 Stephenson Scholarship.

Stevenson, an SRU professor and librarian, bequeathed funding for the scholarship program in her will.

Recipients must be full-time students exhibiting strong academic performance.

Judy Silva, assistant professor in Bailey Library, is chair of the scholarship committee.

A tea to honor the recipients and recall Stevenson's life will be hosted at the library next fall.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.