||Date: October 9, 2006
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PNC Students Earn
Chancellor’s Leadership Awards
WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central Chancellor James B. Dworkin has announced the winners of the 2006-2007 Chancellor’s Leadership Award.
The 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:
Joshua Appel, Valparaiso; Jeremy Banning, Hebron;
Brittany Boardman, LaPorte; Steve Brown, Valparaiso;
Jade Czarny, Hebron; Crystal Delgado, Portage;
Jacquelyn Evan, Valparaiso; Kathryne Golden, Schererville;
Katherine Gonzalez-Hannon, Valparaiso; Robert Gries, Westville; Christopher Heath, LaPorte; Maria Huizar, Michigan City; Eren Madrid, Michigan City; Brett Parks, LaPorte; Jennifer Sewell, Michigan City;
Georgina Tomás, Valparaiso; Stephanie Warnke, Michigan City; Erin Weber, Westville and Amanda Wright, LaPorte.
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