March 30, 2007
UI Awards Presidential Scholarships To 30 Incoming Freshmen For 2007
(Student name) of (hometown) is one of 30 University of Iowa incoming freshmen to be named a Presidential Scholar for 2007. The award is the most prestigious honor given to entering freshmen. (Name) is the (son/daughter) of (parents' names).
Recipients were chosen from a field of over 700 top-ranking high school seniors from all over the world. Presidential Scholarships are awarded on the basis of high school class rank, grade-point average, college entrance exam scores, performance on the essay portion of the application, and high school or community service and leadership. The Presidential Scholarship package is worth $52,000 over four years.
EDITORS: This release indicates that a student from your readership area has been awarded a Presidential Scholarship. Students are listed by state and hometown, name and parents' names. Iowa students are listed first.
Ames: Ambika Siddhanta Athreya, Krishna B. and Krishna S. Athreya
Ames: Mark Yang Fang, Jiasong Fang
Ames: Luei Wern Ong, Say Kee Ong and Siew Hwang Tan
Ames: Krishna Madhav Prabhu, Gurpur and Gits Prabhu
Cedar Rapids: Rebecca Lynn Dennis, Lynn Dennis
Coralville: Bethany Lynn Patten, Larry and Julie Patten
Coralville: Carly Reisch Stahmer, Melvin and Kathy Stahmer
Dubuque: Holly Ann Patch, Jim and Stacy Patch
Dubuque: Matthew W. Zmudka, William and Lori Zmudka
Griswold: Bryan Paul Stein, Paul and Denise Stein
Inwood: Allison M. Bruggeman, Craig and Darla Bruggeman
Iowa City: Charles Gordon Bourjaily, Philip and Pamela Bourjaily
Iowa City: Peter Montag, Chris Montag and Debra Suda
Iowa City: Paul Alexander Nelson, Scott and Tracy Nelson
Iowa City: Christopher Michael Page, Joseph Page and Carolyn Antone-Page
Iowa City: Allison Michaela Panther, Mary Panther
Iowa City: Ran Zhang, Xingwang Zhang and Fang Zhu
Le Mars: Vijay Niels Permeswaran, V. and Sherri Permeswaran
Marshalltown: Malory Jane Dreasler, Paul Dreasler and Laura Kirkman
Urbandale: Tony Wang, Grace Wang
Bloomington: Kristina Michelle Warren, Kent and Kerry Warren
Normal: Anthony John Melchiorri, John and Kelly Melchiorri
Palatine: Courtney Lynn Tuegel, David and Diane Tuegel
Schaumburg: Alyssa M. Ceretti, Anthony and M.J. Ceretti
Overland Park: Paul Edward Cassat, Jonathan and Susan Cassat
Columbia: Cole Pruitt, David and Michelle Pruitt
Boone: Emily Katherine Hopkins, Steve and Patrice Hopkins
Sioux Falls: Renugan Raidoo, Bharathi and Deshandra Raidoo
Cedar Hill: Erica Anne Lastufka, Michael and Chewlan Lastufka
Kenai: Hannah Christine Watkins, Robert and Christine Watkins
STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.
MEDIA CONTACT: Lois J. Gray, 319-384-0077, firstname.lastname@example.org.