WMU News

Education student lands MACTE scholarship

May 1, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- A Western Michigan University student has won a scholarship from the Michigan Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Crystalyn Gusse of Warren, Mich., a senior who recently graduated from WMU with a degree in secondary education, was selected as a finalist for the 2001 MACTE scholarship in the amount of $1,000. Scholarship winners were notified in early April.

"We were very pleased with the quality of the applicants," says Mary L. Otto, co-chairperson of the MACTE Scholarship Committee. "It is encouraging to see how many excellent teachers there will be entering the profession in the near future."

Media contact: Mark Schwerin, 616 387-8400, mark.schwerin@wmich.edu

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