Locals earn Lourdes University scholarships


Staff Report



Lourdes University in Sylvania has announced the recipients of its Presidential, Deans and Faculty Scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. These academic renewable scholarships provide each student up to the following amount over four years in tuition assistance:

· Presidential Scholarship: $32,000; approximately 50 scholarships are awarded each year;

· Deans Scholarship: $20,000; approximately 75 scholarships are awarded each year;

· Faculty Scholarship: $10,000; approximately 100 scholarships are awarded each year.

To renew the scholarships, students must maintain full-time enrollment as a Lourdes University student with a minimum 2.50, 2.75, or 3.0 GPA depending on the specific academic scholarship.

Among the area recipients are:

Delta resident Miranda M. Pelland received the Lourdes Presidential Scholarship and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.

Swanton resident Mary M. Szalkowski received the Lourdes Deans Scholarship and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a concentration in Pre-Medical.

Swanton resident Heather M. Williams received the Lourdes Faculty Scholarship and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing.

Wauseon resident Oliviah C. Banister received the Lourdes Presidential Scholarship and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology.

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