FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 4, 2008
Contact: K.E. Schwab
SRU Alumni Association awards nearly $11,000 in scholarships
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - The Slippery Rock University Alumni Association Scholarship and Awards Committee has selected 13 students to receive more than $11,000 in academic scholarships for the coming academic year.
The recipients will be recognized April 19 at the association's annual awards dinner in the Russell Wright Alumni House and Conference Center.
The Maree McKay/Esther Smiley Scholarship ($1,000) was awarded to:
Kathryn Bobal Reynoldsville Park and Resource Management
Teresa DeBacco West Sunbury Dance
Eileen Martini Merrittstown Dance
Alicia Molter Plain City, Ohio Therapeutic Recreation
Meghan Rice Clarion Environmental Geoscience
Brian Snively Latrobe Accounting
Lauren Vietmeier Murrysville Exercise and Rehabilitative Sciences
The Madeline Farnen Scholarship for Education Majors ($1,000) went to:
Catherine Brown Butler Music Education
Abigail Stonebraker Avon Lake, Ohio Special Education
The Carl and Norma Watson Laughner Scholarship ($1,000) was awarded to:
Jazmine Loman Pittsburgh Athletic Training/Pre-Med.
The Eisaman Alumni Scholarship for Sophomore Students ($700) was awarded to:
Cory Smith Apollo Biology
The Maggie Meise Fellowship for Graduate Students ($500) was presented:
Janeen Kovacevic Port Vue Physical Therapy
The Anna Brua Williams Scholarship for Women Elementary Education Majors ($450) went to:
Bethany Rupert Pittsburgh Health and Physical Education
Members of this year's scholarship and awards committee were: Patrick Mooney, '61, chairperson; Bill Byrnes, '61, Lorraine Troiano-Barron, '57, Bruno Raso, '61, and Gene Ney, '85.
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.
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