September 05, 2008
Alumni chapters’ scholarships help 28 students
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Southern Illinois University Alumni Association and its chapters from across Illinois announced this week that $40,275 in scholarships will be distributed during the 2008-2009 academic year.
Twenty-eight Southern Illinois University Carbondale students will receive scholarships to aid in their tuition expenses at SIUC. A spring tele-fund campaign funds the scholarships. Alumni Association chapters select the recipients.
Students may find applications for 2009-2010 scholarships online at www.siualumni.com/scholarships.
The SIU Alumni Association congratulates the following scholarship recipients:
Alongi Legacy Scholarship -- Alexander Coleman
The family of John R. Alongi sponsors this scholarship for graduating seniors and students in Perry County and for employees of Alongi’s Italian Restaurant.
Baker Family Pinckneyville Community High School Scholarship -- Brittany Winder
An annual contribution from Nancy Baker Vallino funds this scholarship for graduating seniors of Pinckneyville Community High School in Perry County.
Jackson County Alumni Scholarship -- Trisha Crawshaw, Lane Dillard, Emily Pierson, Emily Romanowski, Mason Smith and Timothy Wessel
The Jackson County SIU Alumni chapter funds this scholarship with annual contributions and an endowment. The scholarship is for students graduating from an accredited high school in Jackson County.
Jackson County Family YMCA Scholarship -- Ashley Runge
An endowment created by the former Jackson County YMCA funds this scholarship for graduates from a Jackson County high school who enroll in a College of Education and Human Services program.
Peoria Tri-County Alumni Scholarship -- Joseph Bielenberg, Josiah Imig, Rorke Pauli and Cody Seiler
The Peoria/Tri-County SIU Alumni fund this scholarship for seniors graduating from high schools in Peoria, Tazewell or Woodford counties with annual contributions.
Perry County Alumni Scholarship -- Kyle Fisher, Hannah Kellerman and Olivia Pittman
The Perry County SIU Alumni sponsor this scholarship with annual contributions. It is for students graduating from an accredited Perry County high school.
Randolph County Alumni Scholarship -- Michelle Belton, Benjamin Blair, Sean Goodin, Christopher Kern, Michelle Rust, Lauriel Wingerter and Rachel Wolters
The Randolph County SIU Alumni chapter funds this scholarship for residents of Randolph County with annual contributions.
Saline County Alumni Scholarship -- John Daniel Richey
The Saline County SIU Alumni chapter funds this scholarship with annual contributions. It is for students graduating from a high school in Saline County or transfer students from Southeastern Illinois College.
Union County Alumni Scholarship -- Paul Foeller, Natalie Ligon and Meghan Treece
The Union County SIU Alumni chapter funds this scholarship for students graduating from a Union County high school with annual contributions.
Williamson County Alumni Scholarship -- David Schwartz Jr.
The Williamson County SIU Alumni chapter funds this scholarship with annual contributions. It is for students graduating from a Williamson County high school.