WMU News

Ten students receive $6,000 scholarships

Nov. 2, 1999

KALAMAZOO -- Ten transfer students (listed below) were named recipients of Distinguished Community College Scholars Awards from Western Michigan University.

Each award totals $6,000 over two years. To be eligible, students must have earned at least a 3.75 grade point average and received an associate's degree at a Michigan community college. Selection is based on scholarship, leadership and school and community service.

Scholarship award recipients

Claudia Fajardo, 3014 Wingate Drive S.E., Apt. 3B, Kentwood, Mich. Grand Rapids Community College. Mechanical engineering.

Anne Hawkinson, 49332 48th Ave., Lawrence, Mich. Lake Michigan College. Elementary education.

Lisa Huffman, 417 Arcadia Blvd., Battle Creek, Mich. Kellogg Community College. Business administration.

Dawn Lawrenz, 3210 Sunset Drive, Bridgman, Mich. Southwestern Michigan College. Secondary education.

Micah Lillrose, 7820 W. KL Ave., Kalamazoo. Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Electrical engineering.

Jessica Nelson, 28121 Dunning St., Cassopolis, Mich. Southwestern Michigan College. Secondary education.

Jason Patnoude, 4320 Hidden Lakes Drive. S.E., Apt. 302, Kentwood, Mich. Grand Rapids Community College. Business.

Abigail Schneider, 7242 Blackman Road, Kingsley, Mich. Northwestern Community College. Secondary education.

Natalie Taylor, 202 N. Lagrave St., Paw Paw, Mich. Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Marketing.

Nicolas Wight, 9221 Bassett Court, Livonia, Mich. W. Schoolcraft Community College. Elementary education.

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

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