August 3, 2004
Carol Connelly, firstname.lastname@example.org
Director, Media & Communication Services, ext. 5267
WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central Chancellor James B. Dworkin has announced the winners of the 2004-2005 Chancellor’s Leadership Award winners.
The 20 students selected for the honor join a distinguished group of students who have a record of academic achievement and demonstrated leadership through involvement in school and community activities.
PNC Chancellor James Dworkin stated, “I am pleased that we can offer students this opportunity to enhance their leadership qualities. This effort will transfer into our local communities as our students graduate and assume leadership positions in their chosen fields of work.”
Award criteria include school and community involvement and leadership, scholastic achievement and potential for participation and leadership in PNC extracurricular activities. Students earning leadership awards represent high schools throughout Northwest Indiana and were involved in a variety of clubs, activities, community and church organizations and sports.
The Chancellor’s Leadership Award is a renewable scholarship program that requires participation in an on-campus leadership seminar and volunteer service, among other requirements. Several of the scholarships are sponsored through endowment funds created by local businesses and individuals.
Students earning the awards are:
Amanda Bair, of Michigan City, a graduate of Central Montcalm Public Schools, Stanton, Mich.
Emily Baughman, of La Porte, a graduate of LaPorte High School.
Jessica Binder, of Valparaiso, a graduate of Valparaiso High School
Erica Cardona, of Valparaiso, a graduate of Wheeler High School
Bryan Clark, of La Porte, a graduate of LaPorte High School
Mary Davis, of Union Mills, a graduate of South Central High School
Laura Duda, of Chesterton, a graduate of Chesterton High School
Jeremy Leggett, of Portage, a graduate of Portage High School
Francisco Marino, of Portage, a graduate of Portage Christian High School
Jacob McIntire, of Knox, a graduate of Knox High School
Laura Nirenberg, of La Porte, a graduate of LaPorte High School
Linda Pruitt, of Wheatfield, a graduate of Kankakee Valley High School
Erin Reinhold, of Hebron, a graduate of Hebron High School
Kaleena Saulters, of Hobart, a graduate of Hobart High School
Jesse Singleton, of Valparaiso, a graduate of Boone Grove High School
Jennifer Tancos, of Valparaiso, a graduate of Washington Township High School
Heather Walters, of Knox, a graduate of Knox High School
Sarah Weber, of Michigan City, a graduate of Marquette High School
Nick Williams, of Portage, a graduate of Portage High School
Asa Wood, of La Porte, a graduate of LaPorte High School