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Five students awarded BIS scholarships

Feb. 25, 2002

KALAMAZOO -- Five Western Michigan University students recently were awarded scholarships by the Department of Business Information Systems in the Haworth College of Business. Awarded for the current 2001-02 academic year, the scholarships recognize computer information systems majors for academic excellence and extracurricular participation in the department's activities. Recipients will be honored at a reception today, Feb. 25.

Chad William Johnson of Mattawan, Mich., received the Mr. H.T. Chiang Scholarship, a $750 award made by Hunan Gardens. He is a senior majoring in computer information systems.

Melissa K. Lancaster of Hastings, Mich., received a $2,000 Pharmacia Corp. Scholarship. A senior majoring in computer information systems, she was also awarded an internship at Pharmacia. She is the daughter of Diane and Marvin Lancaster of Hastings.

Samuel J. Newton of Galesburg, Mich., received a $2,000 Pharmacia Corp. Scholarship. A senior majoring in computer information systems, he was also awarded an internship at Pharmacia. He is the son of Craig and Gay Newton of Galesburg.

Ryan D. Varriale of Sterling Height, Mich., received the Mr. H.T. Chiang Scholarship, a $750 award made by Hunan Gardens. A senior majoring in computer information systems, he is the son of Barb and Dave Varriale of Sterling Heights.

Daniel P. Whitehead of Jenison, Mich., received a $500 Crowe-Chizek Scholarship. He is a senior majoring in computer information systems.

Media contact: Jessica English, 269 387-8400, jessica.english@wmich.edu


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