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University of Iowa News Release


July 1, 2009

Local student named Tippie Scholar at University of Iowa

(Student name) of (hometown), has been selected as a Tippie Scholar by the University of Iowa Henry B. Tippie College of Business and is one of 25 entering first-year students who have been awarded $40,000 in scholarships for fall 2009.

(Student last name) is a member of the Tippie Scholars Program, a select group of first-year students admitted directly to the Tippie College of Business. Members are chosen based on academic merit and their scholarships are renewable for a second year provided they maintain a 3.33 University of Iowa grade point average and remain enrolled in the Tippie College of Business.

(Student) is the (son/daughter) of (parent names) and plans to major in (major)

EDITORS: Scholarship winners are listed below alphabetically by hometown, with Iowa students listed first.

Caitlin Streit, Bettendorf High School, daughter, Mark and Rebecca Streit, management

Cedar Falls
Laura Zeman, Cedar Falls High School, daughter, Lenny and Betty Zeman, economics

Cedar Rapids
Alex Sueppel, Xavier High School, son, Bill and Cynthia Sueppel, finance
Jeralyn Westercamp, John F Kennedy High School, daughter, Keith and Barb Westercamp, management and marketing

Clear Lake
Scott Demro, Clear Lake Community High School, son, Dr. Michael and Dr. Judith Demro, marketing and psychology

Coon Rapids
Zach Halstead, Coon Rapids-Bayard High School, son, Kent and Laurel Halstead, finance and economics

Eagle Grove
Alex Schuck, Eagle Grove High School, son, Michael and Renee Schuck, business

Matt Wellik, Emmetsburg High School, son, Brian and Jane Palmer, business

Iowa City
Jonathan Swearingen, West High School, son, Sue Swearingen, management and entrepreneurial certificate
Brett Vining, West High School, son, Mark and Lynn Vining, marketing and finance

Natasha Chapman, Monticello High School, daughter, Amy Chapman and Gary Lawrence, accounting

Erica Lester, Muscatine High School, daughter, Kevin and Karla Lester, economics and finance

West Des Moines

Justin Scharf, Dowling High School, son, Dave and Vicki Scharf, marketing

Garret Dunn, Corona del Sol High School, son, Stuart Dunn and Caroline VanIngen-Dunn, accounting and finance

Buffalo Grove
Lisa Zaiceva, Buffalo Grove High School, daughter, Aleksander Zaitsev and Helen Ropa, accounting and international business certificate

Nolan Jacques, Boylan Catholic High School, son, David and Lynette Jacques, marketing and entrepreneurial certificate

Crystal Lake
Seth Corush, Prairie Ridge High School, son, Joel and Shelly Corush, marketing

Caitlin Becker, Schaumburg High School, daughter, Pete and Lisa Becker, marketing, psychology, and international business certificate

St Anthony
Nils Thorson, St Anthony Village High School, son, Leif and Katherine Thorson, marketing

Stephanie Schwanke, Charles B Whitnall High School, daughter, Randy and Deb Schwanke, management and finance

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Service, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500

MEDIA CONTACT: Tom Snee, 319-384-0010,