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Last modified: Monday, June 7, 2010

2010-11 IUAA Scholars recognized

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 7, 2010

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Indiana University Alumni Association Scholars program, now in its 16th year, awarded 28 $1,000 scholarships to IU students. Each recipient is the son or daughter of an IUAA member.

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Two scholarships are designated for qualifying applicants from each of IU's eight campuses, and the remaining awards are given on an at-large basis. Scholarships are granted based on academic achievement and financial need.

The IUAA Scholars program is supported by fees collected from the sale of IU's collegiate license plate -- the most popular collegiate plate in Indiana.

This year's scholarship recipients are:

  • Amy Arehart, a senior at IPFW, from Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Christopher Arnold, a junior at IUPUI, from Indianapolis
  • Hubert Branstetter, a freshman at IU East, from Laurel, Ind.
  • Abigail Brewer, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Danville, Ind.
  • Kristina Brock, a sophomore at IU South Bend, from Osceola, Ind.
  • Emily Browning, a freshman at IU Bloomingtion, from Indianapolis
  • Debarshi Das, a freshman at IU Northwest, from Munster, Ind.
  • Joanna Fearing, a senior at IU Bloomington, from Bloomington, Ind.
  • Mitchell Hall, a freshman at IUPUI, from Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Hope Hammond, a freshman at IUPUI, from McCordsville, Ind.
  • Deborah Ineich, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Garland, Texas
  • Nicholas Jacobs, a junior at IU Bloomington, from Bloomington, Ind.
  • Kimberly Kerby, a sophomore at IU Southeast, from West Baden, Ind.
  • Mariam Khan, a freshman at IUPUI, from Indianapolis
  • Rachel Kosowski, a freshman at IUPUI, from South Bend, Ind.
  • Meghan Lahr, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Sara Murray, a junior at IU Bloomington, from Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Michelle Nowak, a sophomore at IU South Bend, from South Bend, Ind.
  • Jasmine Packer, a junior at IU Bloomington, from Washington, Ind.
  • John Popp, a junior at IU Southeast, from Jeffersonville, Ind.
  • Blake Sheffer, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Crown Point, Ind.
  • Emily Sherfield, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Bloomington, Ind.
  • Alysha Switalski, a sophomore at IU South Bend, from Granger, Ind.
  • Mary VanCleef, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Crown Point, Ind.
  • Jacqueline Veling, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Louisville, Ky.
  • Chelsea Whitlow, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Plainfield, Ind.
  • Kari Wilson, a junior at IUPUC, from Greensburg, Ind.
  • Elizabeth Zwierko, a junior at IPFW, from Fort Wayne, Ind.

Available to all Indiana residents, IU license plates can be purchased from the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. For ordering information, visit http://alumni.indiana.edu/services/license or call the IUAA at 812-855-2980 or 800-824-3044.

Including this year's scholarships, the IUAA Scholars program has awarded 282 $1,000 scholarships in 16 years. In its history, the IUAA has awarded more than $4 million in scholarships to IU students.

The IU Alumni Association is dedicated to serving the university and its diverse alumni, students and friends. As one of the nation's largest alumni organizations, serving more than 530,000 graduates worldwide, the IUAA provides many programs and services to its members, nonmember alumni, and the university. For information, visit www.alumni.indiana.edu or call 800-824-3044.