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Communications Students Win Scholarships

ST. LOUIS (July 20, 2017) – Four Webster University School of Communications (SOC) students received scholarships at the annual St. Louis Press Club awards luncheon. It was held on June 11 at the International Photography Hall of Fame.

2017 St. Louis Press Club Scholarship winnersBill Loellke from Jerseyville, Illinois, won the $1,000 Press Club Internship Scholarship. He is a senior in the SOC majoring in journalism with minors in film studies and web site design.

Alex Zivic from St. Louis won the $1,000 Press Club Annual Media Scholarship. Zivic is also a senior in the SOC. He is majoring in public relations and professional writing.

Asia Myles from Florissant won the $1,000 West End Word/Webster University Foundation Scholarship. Myles is an SOC graduate student studying new media production.

Alyssa Potter from Maryland Heights won the $1,000 Webster-Kirkwood Times/Webster University Journalism Foundation Scholarship. She is a senior in the SOC majoring in public relations with a minor in Spanish.

Webster University School of Communications Professor Don Corrigan was at the luncheon and congratulated the students for their awards. As editor and co-publisher of Webster-Kirkwood Times, Inc., Corrigan also presented Asia Myles and Alyssa Potter with their scholarships, along with Bill Greenblatt, president of the St. Louis Press Club.

Kameel Stanley and Tim Lloyd, St. Louis Public Radio reporters and podcasters, were featured speakers at the event. They described their work in legacy media as well as their work in podcasting.

The St. Louis Press Club is a professional, social and charitable organization of people who make, cover and influence the news. This is the Press Club's 60th anniversary.

Pictured above are Bill Loellke, scholarship winner; Asia Myles, scholarship winner; Journalism Professor Don Corrigan of Webster University; Alyssa Potter, scholarship winner. Not able to attend, and not pictured, is Alex Zivic, scholarship winner.

About the School of Communications
The School of Communications at Webster University prepares students to excel as skilled professionals in the global field of communications. We provide theory and practice in media courses framed within a liberal arts-based curriculum, augmented by personalized mentorship, and professional development opportunities. Sixteen distinct majors are available at the undergraduate level as well as six master’s degrees in diverse fields of communications. We offer BA and MA programs on the Webster campuses in Geneva, Vienna, Leiden, Thailand, and Ghana, as well as in Saint Louis and online.

About Webster University
With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University (www.webster.edu) comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with more than 17,000 students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to delivering high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.

 

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