Six Webster Students Receive Press Club Scholarships

| June 28, 2013

Six Webster University students are among the winners after the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis reported a record number of applications for Press Club and Journalism Foundation 2013 scholarships.

Claudia Burris, Webster University senior editor/photojournalist and the Press Club’s vice president of scholarships, will join judging panelists Rick Stoff, Joe Kenny and representatives from Journalism Foundation funders, in recognizing the scholarship winners at a July 18 luncheon at the Norman Probstein Golf Clubhouse in Forest Park.

Scholarship recipients in the Webster University School of Communications include:

  • $2,500 Press Club Media Scholarship – Sam Masterson
  • $2,000 Nancy Miller Journalism Scholarship – Daniel Bauman
  • $1,000 Press Club Martin P. Quigley Journalism Scholarship – Kelly Boruff
  • $1,000 Webster-Kirkwood Times/Webster University Journalism Foundation Scholarship – Sierra Hancock,
  • $1,000 West End Word/Webster University Journalism Foundation Scholarship – Kelly Kriegshauser,
  • $1,000 Press Club Spring Intern Scholarship – Alexy Irving

Additional scholarships awarded included a $5,000 David S. Lipman Scholarship, three $1,000 Press Club Summer Internship Scholarships, a $1,500 Fleishman-Hillard Journalism Foundation Scholarship, a $1,000 Missouri Professional Communicators Journalism Foundation Scholarship and a $1,000 Mathews-Dickey Boys and Girls’ Club Scholarship.

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