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UI pharmacy student receives national scholarship
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Ryan P. Frerichs of Akron, a third-year pharmacy
student at the University of Iowa, has been selected to receive a $1,000
Paul B. Slater National Competition Scholarship from the Sigma Phi Epsilon
Ryan, son of Robert and Iola Frerichs of Akron, is one of 15 national
competition scholarship recipients for 1998. The Slater scholarship is
awarded from a bequest to the Sigma Phi Epsilon Educational Foundation
by Past Grand President and Foundation Life Trustee Paul B. Slater.
Frerichs currently serves as president of the Iowa Gamma Chapter of
Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity at the UI. The fraternity is represented on
256 campuses with more than 13,000 undergraduate members. Every Sigma Phi
Epsilon undergraduate member was eligible to apply in the scholarship competition.
More than 100 applications were received and judged in areas of academic
achievement, campus and fraternity leadership, and financial need.