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Community College Presidents Scholarships awarded

Aug. 4, 2000

KALAMAZOO -- Twenty transfer students (listed below) were named recipients of the Community College President's Scholarship from Western Michigan University.

Each award totals $4,000 over two years. To be eligible, students must have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average a Michigan community college. Recipients are selected by the president of their institutions.

Listed below are the scholarship recipient's name, hometown, college from which he or she earned an associate's degree, and intended program of study at WMU.

Brenda Ahtila, Lawton, Bay de Noc Community College, elementary education

Janie Bloomfield, Indian River, North Central Community College, anthropology

Leslie Casperson, Kalamazoo, Northwestern Michigan College, health education

Erin Fraley, Alpena, Alpena Community College, occupational therapy

Robert Hart, West Bloomfield, Oakland Community College, business administration

Carin Irland, Lexintgon, St. Clair County Community College, business administration

Chad Johnson, Mattawan, Lansing Community College, business administration

Christina Kenney, Grayling, Kirtland Community College, psychology

Jennifer Laidlaw, Livonia, Schoolcraft College, computer engineering

Megan Letts, Clarklake, Jackson Community College, secondary education

Melissa Mason, Monroe, Monroe County Community College, liberal education

Charisse Obsum, Flint, Mott Community College, biomedical sciences

Teri Peters, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, elementary education

Shannon Scott, White Pigeon, Glen Oaks Community College, elementary education

Liana Skaggs, Niles, Southwestern Michigan College, secondary education

Gregory Smith, Battle Creek, Kellogg Community College, paper engineering

Mary Sullivan, Saginaw, Delta Community College, family studies

Lisa Walda, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Community College, photography

Heidi Westcomb, Muskegon, Muskegon Community College, nursing

Cheryl Wieck, Byron Center, Grand Rapids Community College, elementary education

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, 616 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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