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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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Seven New Students at UW-Eau Claire
Awarded $2,000 Scholarships 

MAILED: May 15, 2002

         EAU CLAIRE  Seven students who will attend the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire this fall have been awarded $2,000 scholarships for the 2002-03 academic year.
         Cynthia Fenimore, Eau Claire, a graduate of North High School and the daughter of Dennis and Karen Fenimore, and Kyle Gruber, Mondovi, a graduate of Mondovi High School and the son of Doug and Debbie Gruber, will receive Sentry Insurance Student Leadership Scholarships.
         Five other students will receive UW-Eau Claire Foundation Achievement Scholarships. They are Kristin Geiser, Chilton, a graduate of Chilton High School and the daughter of Luke and Gail Geiser; Katherine Kind, Lakeville, Minn., a graduate of Lakeville High School and the daughter of Dale and Grace Ann Kind; Jason Kowieski, Madison, a graduate of La Follette High School and the son of George and Karen Kowiescki; Jennifer Laursen, Burnsville, Minn., a graduate of Burnsville High School and the daughter of Dan and Darlene Laursen; and Lindsey Zastrow, Green Bay, a graduate of Southwest High School and the daughter of Michael and Susan Zastrow.
         Both the Sentry Insurance Student Leadership and UW-Eau Claire Foundation Achievement Scholarships are awarded to new freshmen at UW-Eau Claire who are majoring in business administration, computer sciences or management information systems (MIS), accounting, finance, mathematics (actuarial science), or engineering. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement, national test scores, and school and community leadership and service. The scholarships are renewable for up to three years.
         The University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is a public university consistently recognized as one of the nation's best educational values. U.S. News & World Report recently named UW-Eau Claire one of the three top public regional universities in the Midwest. For more information on scholarship opportunities at UW-Eau Claire, visit our Web site at www.uwec.edu.
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Judy Berthiaume
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Updated: May 15, 2002