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Release: March 31, 1999

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UI College of Liberal Arts announces scholarship recipients

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Linda Maxson, dean of the University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts, has announced the winners of scholarships awarded to students on the basis of academic achievement, extra-curricular activities and financial need.

The scholarships, which totaled more than $21,000, were awarded to 17 different undergraduate UI students planning to return to the university for the 1999-2000 academic year.

Students who won College of Liberal Arts Scholarships are listed alphabetically by hometown with Iowa towns listed first.

IOWA

AMES

Chad Reshie Doobay, junior, Margret Foster Hoff Memorial scholarship ($1,000). The
Margret Foster Hoff Memorial scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who demonstrates academic promise and accomplishments, financial need and special challenges in the student’s background or current circumstances. Doobay is a global studies major.

BOXHOLM

Brooke C. Swanson, first-year student, George S. Schaeffer scholarship ($1,000). The
George S. Schaeffer scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Swanson is a pre-actuarial science major.

CEDAR RAPIDS

Jill Anne Thornton, junior, Richard J. Odem scholarship ($1,500). The Richard J. Odem scholarship, which was given for the first time this year, is awarded to an undergraduate in mathematics, statistics or economics. Thornton is a mathematics major.

DES MOINES

Megan Hanzlik, senior, Mary Pelechek scholarship ($1,000). The Mary Pelechek scholarship is awarded to a student with a strong academic record majoring in art, dance, music or theatre. Hanzlik is a music major in oboe performance.

ESTHERVILLE

Christina R. Johnson, senior, George S. Schaeffer scholarship ($1,000). The George. S. Schaeffer scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Johnson is a psychology and Spanish major.

FAIRFIELD

Julie Sue Kraus, junior, George S. Schaeffer scholarship ($1,000). The George. S. Schaeffer scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Kraus is a speech and hearing science major.

LAMONT

Leah Pech, sophomore, George S. Schaeffer scholarship ($1,000). The George S. Schaeffer scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Pech is a biology major.

MARION

Cory A.Rubel, junior, George S. Schaeffer scholarship ($1,000). The George. S. Schaeffer scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Rubel is a theatre arts and biology major.

MUSCATINE

Merideth Lee Bentley, junior, Mary Goodykoontz Barnes scholarship ($1,000). The Mary Goodykoontz scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who demonstrates academic promise and accomplishments, financial need and special challenges in the student’s background or current circumstances. Bentley is a global studies major.

ROWAN

Wyatt Lee Hadley, junior, George S. Schaeffer scholarship ($1,000). The George. S. Schaeffer scholarships are awarded annually to outstanding undergraduates in science whose families have current or historical ties to Iowa agriculture. Hadley is a biochemistry major.

WAUKEE

Olivia Erin Bailey, senior, Velma Stuit scholarship, ($1,000). The Velma Stuit scholarship is awarded each spring to an outstanding undergraduate sophomore or junior woman majoring in mathematics, statistics, physics, chemistry or another science and who is active in service to others. Bailey is a biology and psychology major.

ILLINOIS

EL PASO

Christopher Michael Scheer, senior, Myrna Lee Sprengeler Memorial Scholarship ($1,000). The Myrna Lee Sprengeler scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who demonstrates academic promise and accomplishments, financial need and special challenges in the student’s background or current circumstances. Scheer is a music major in oboe performance.

HIGHLAND PARK

Jessica Beth Amend, senior, Alexander Kern scholarship ($2,500). The Alexander Kern scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student demonstrating financial need, academic promise and accomplishments and special challenges in the student’s background or current circumstances. Amend is an elementary education major.

KANSAS

PRAIRIE VILLAGE

Jane Woods Beachy, sophomore, Edward Prichett scholarship ($600). The Edward Prichett scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who demonstrates academic promise and accomplishments, financial need and special challenges in the student’s background or current circumstances. Beachy is a theatre arts major.

MINNESOTA

ANDOVER

Corrine M. Puchalla, sophomore, Alexander Kern scholarship ($2,500). The Alexander Kern scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student demonstrating financial need, academic promise and accomplishments and special challenges in the student’s background or current circumstances. Puchalla is a music major in bassoon performance.

WISCONSIN

RIVER FALLS

Tara Lynn Dary, junior, Alexander Kern scholarship ($2,500). The Alexander Kern scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student demonstrating financial need, academic promise and accomplishments and special challenges in the student’s background or current circumstances. Dary is a Spanish major.

RUSSIA

PROTVINO

Anna Ouznounian Williford, senior, Mary Campbell Tow scholarship ($1,000). The Mary Campbell Tow scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate student who demonstrates academic promise and accomplishments, financial need and special challenges in the student’s background or current circumstances. Williford is a biology major.