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UW-Eau Claire Announces
Forensics Scholarship Recipients

 MAILED:  July 30, 2003

EAU CLAIRE - The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire's department of communication and journalism recently announced the recipients of 2003-04 forensics scholarships.

William S. Cody Hall Esquire Scholarships of $900 each were presented to seniors Eric Rasmussen, Eau Claire, and Laura Middleton, Stoddard, for fall 2003.

Recipients of this scholarship must be juniors or seniors active in public speaking, debate and oral persuasion and be one of the following: a communication major or strong communication minor student preparing for a career as a high school speech communication teacher and/or a debate and forensics coach with a GPA of 3.0 or better overall; a communication major or strong communication minor preparing to go to law school with an overall GPA of 3.5 or better and an established LSAT score of 600+; or a communication major preparing to do graduate studies in communication with a public speaking emphasis and an overall GPA of 3.4 or better. This scholarship may be renewable for juniors.

Grace M. Walsh Forensics scholarships of varying amounts are awarded to outstanding debaters and/or forensic students. Sixty percent of the annual scholarship funds are awarded to incoming students and forty percent of the scholarship funds are awarded to returning students who meet eligibility requirements.

Grace M. Walsh Forensics Scholarships of $400 each, for fall 2003, were presented to Rasmussen, Eau Claire; juniors Christopher Conklin, Green Bay, Andrew Bevernitz, Clintonville, and Brandon Buchanan, San Antonio, Texas; and sophomores Amanda Dolan, Greenfield, Daniel Mc Neely, Bloomington, Minn., and Katie Nutting, Wausau.

Other students who received Grace M. Walsh Forensics Scholarships for the fall 2003 semester are sophomores Elizabeth Anne Schroeder, Le Center, Minn., $350; and Abigail Czeskleba, Middleton, $300.

Students receiving Grace M. Walsh Forensics Scholarships for the spring 2004 semester are junior Amy Braun, Green Bay, $200; and incoming freshmen Sarah Rose, Eden Prairie, Minn., $700; Michelle Farley, Chippewa Falls, $600; and Maria Gerges, Sheboygan, $500.

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Updated: July 30, 2003