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Last modified: Wednesday, June 4, 2008

27 students receive scholarships funded by sale of IU license plates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 4, 2008

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- The Indiana University Alumni Association Scholars program, now in its 14th year, has awarded 27 scholarships to IU students. Each recipient is the son or daughter of an IUAA member.

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Sales of IU license plates have enabled the IU Alumni Association to award 226 $1,000 scholarships in 14 years.

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One scholarship is designated for a qualifying applicant from each of IU's eight campuses, and the remaining awards are given on an at-large basis. The $1,000 scholarships are granted based on academic achievement and financial need.

This year's scholarship recipients are:

  • Madeline Anderson, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from South Bend, Ind.
  • Amy Arehart, a junior at IPFW, from Fort Wayne, Ind.
  • Matthew Buehler, a sophomore at IU Bloomington, from Monticello, Ind.
  • John Cantu, a freshman at IU Kokomo, from Converse, Ind.
  • Jacob Carter, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from New Castle, Ind.
  • Scott Catanzaro, a junior at IU Bloomington, from White Lake, Mich.
  • Anne Cavanagh, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Bloomington, Ind.
  • Daniel Corbin, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Bloomington, Ind.
  • Lucienne Doler, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from New Buffalo, Mich.
  • Alyssa Dyar, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Indianapolis
  • Davis Ewbank, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Dallas, Texas
  • Colin Grose, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Elkhart, Ind.
  • Paul Grubbs, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Carmel, Ind.
  • Allison Hamman, a sophomore at IPFW, from Hamilton, Ind.
  • Deborah Ineich, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Garland, Texas
  • Zachary Janes, a sophomore at IU Bloomington, from New Salisbury, Ind.
  • Adam Jones, a senior at IUPUI, from Indianapolis
  • Megan Krumm, a freshman at IU Northwest, from Schererville, Ind.
  • Hannah Miller, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Bloomington, Ind.
  • Enrique Molina, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Puebla, Mexico
  • Michelle Nowak, a freshman at IU Bloomington or IU South Bend, from South Bend, Ind.
  • Cassandra Oaks, a junior at IU East, from Richmond, Ind.
  • Danyelle Peebles, a sophomore at IU Kokomo, from Peru, Ind.
  • Kelly Swanson, a junior at IU South Bend, from Mishawaka, Ind.
  • Scott Tunis, a junior at IU Bloomington, from Fairfax, Va.
  • Chad Warkentien, a sophomore at IU Bloomington, from North Judson, Ind.
  • Jordan Weber, a freshman at IU Bloomington, from Northbrook, Ill.

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. Available to all Indiana residents, 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 226 $1,000 scholarships in 14 years. In its history, the IUAA has awarded more than $3.4 million in scholarships to IU students.

The IUAA 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 505,000 graduates worldwide, the IUAA provides many programs and services to its members, nonmember alumni and the university. For information, visit http://www.alumni.indiana.edu or call 800-824-3044.