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Journalism Students Receive Scholarships
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MAILED: April 30, 1997

EAU CLAIRE -- Eighteen University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students were awarded scholarships during the Communication and Journalism Convocation April 17.

Jaime Schroeder, a junior journalism major from Menomonie, received the $250 Cindy Schott Humanitarian Award.

Salina Heller, a senior journalism major from Black River Falls, and Katy Pratt, a sophomore journalism major from Lake Geneva, were awarded $250 William Randolph Hearst Scholarships.

Sophomore Melody Langacker, a journalism major from Fond du Lac, won a $500 Arthur L. Murray Memorial Journalism Award.

The $175 James Fields Scholarship was given to Ami Bunio, a junior journalism major from Rogers, Minn.

Three students received $500 Lee and Esther Sanford Hench Scholarships. Receiving the awards were Chris Carr, a junior journalism major from Eden Prairie, Minn., Craig McHugh, a junior journalism major from Madison, and Scott Peterson, a junior journalism major from Deerfield.

Peterson also received a $250 Leslie D. Polk Scholarship. Carr received a $500 Marshall B. Atkinson Scholarship.

Rhonda McCauley, a senior journalism major from Muscoda, was awarded the Erwin W. Kaiser Scholarship in the amount of $250.

Senior journalism major Tom Corless, Bloomington, Minn., was awarded the Joanne Friedrick Journalism Scholarship in the amount of $250.

Senior Randi Steen, a communications major from Superior, received a $200 Excellence in Communication Award.

Jeremy Ripp, a senior journalism major from Middleton, was awarded the Robert Smith Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Graphics in the amount of $50.

Six students were awarded 1996-97 Milwaukee Foundation's Journal Foundation-Walter Jay and Clara Charlotte Damm Scholarships in the amount of $500. Recipients included Peterson; Stacy Janisch, a sophomore journalism student from Maplewood, Minn.; Michael Kenevan, a senior journalism student from Brooklyn Park, Minn.; Bradley Mayer, a junior history major from Brillion; Janal Meyer, a senior journalism major from Auburndale; and Jennifer Schultz, a junior journalism major from Spicer, Minn.

Matthew Wise, a political science major from New Berlin, was awarded a $1,000 1996-97 Milwaukee Foundation's Journal Foundation-Walter Jay and Clara Charlotte Damm Scholarship.

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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741
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Updated: May 2, 1997