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SRU ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARDS $5,000 IN
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.
– The Slippery Rock University Alumni Association Scholarship
and Awards Committee has elected to honor seven SRU students with
more than $5,000 in scholarships for the upcoming academic year,
bringing the overall total to nearly 360 scholarships awarded
distributing nearly $214,000 since 1973.
Recipients will be
recognized April 22 at the association’s annual awards dinner
set for 5 p.m. in the Russell Wright Alumni House and 6 p.m. in the
Maree McKay/Esther Smiley Scholarship went to Rachelle Scherer, a
fine arts major from Grove City, and the $1,000 Madeline Farnen
Scholarship for Education Majors went to Kara Obuszewski, a
secondary education/elementary education major, from Erie, and
Emily Watson, an elementary education major from Slippery
The $700 Carl
and Norma Watson Laughner Scholarship went to Rachelle Sherere, a
fine arts major from Grove City.
Maggie Meise Fellowship for Graduate Students went to Valerie
Williams, an exercise science major from Beaver Falls, and the $500
Eisaman Alumni Scholarship for Sophomore Students went to Daniel
Cannon, an environmental studies major from Westlake, Ohio. The
$500 Hallie Dugan Smith Scholarship Award for Junior and Senior
Education Majors went to Angela Greaser, an elementary education
major from Williamsburg.
The Watson Family
Scholarship will be awarded later in the semester.
this year’s selection committee were: Bill Byrnes, 1961, Zane
Meixner, 1949, Norm Moses, 1973, Dwendy Johnson, 1987, and Carol
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