July 23, 2008

Alumni chapter to recognize scholarship winners

by Laura Taylor

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Randolph County chapter of the SIU Alumni Association will recognize three years of scholarship winners at a special banquet on July 31.

Randolph County scholarship winners from the 2006 through 2009 academic years will gather at the Chester Country Club for an honorary dinner. SIUC alumni, students and friends may join the scholarship recipients and their families for a fried chicken dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Michelle Suarez, interim executive director of the SIU Alumni Association, is the special guest speaker at this year’s banquet.

Reserve tickets for $10 per person through the SIU Alumni Association. For more information or to make reservations, visit the association online at www.siualumni.com/events or call the SIU Alumni Association office at 618/453-2408.