Six Webster University School of Communications students were awarded scholarships from the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis at its July 18 luncheon at the Norman Probstein Golf Clubhouse in Forest Park.
Press Club vice president of scholarships and Webster senior editor/photojournalist Claudia Burris presented the scholarship awards to Kelly Boruff, recipient of the Martin P. Quigley $1,000 Journalism Scholarship; Alexy Irving, recipient of the Press Club $1,000 Internship Scholarship; Sierra Hancock, recipient of the Webster-Kirkwood Times and Webster University $1,000 Journalism Foundation Scholarship; Daniel Bauman, recipient of the Nancy Miller $2,000 Journalism Scholarship; and Sam Masterson, recipient of the Press Club $2,500 Media Scholarship. Unable to attend the awards presentation was Kelly Kriegshauser, recipient of the West End Word and Webster University $1,000 Journalism Foundation Scholarship.
Don Corrigan, editor of the Webster-Kirkwood Times and the West End Word, and Webster professor of Communications; and Eric Rothenbuhler, dean of Webster University’s School of Communications, were also present for the awards ceremony.
Additional scholarships were awarded to students from the University of Missouri-Columbia Journalism School, Murray State University, Butler University and Greenville College.
Also at the Press Club meeting, guests enjoyed learning about “Cartooning in St. Louis” through entertaining lectures from Mike Phoenix, author of Comics’ Second City: The Gateway History of the American Comic Book, and Dan Martin, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Weatherbird cartoonist.
For more information about the Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis, visit stlpressclub.org.
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