January 25, 2011
Susan Beasy Latto, Director, Media and Public Relations 218 726-8830 firstname.lastname@example.org
Carrie Sutherland, Development Associate, UMD Office of Development 218 726-7989 email@example.com
UMD Announces FinnFest USA '92
Scholarship Awards for 2010-2011
New Scholarship Applicants Being Sought for 2011-2012
The University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) has announced the recipients of the 2010-2011 FinnFest USA '92 Scholarship awards. A total of twelve students were named.
Note: Recipients names and hometowns are listed at the bottom of this news release.
The FinnFest USA '92 Scholarship was established from the nearly $50,000 raised at FinnFest USA in July 1992. The organization has awarded 151 scholarships to outstanding UMD students since its creation in 1993.
FinnFest Scholarships are awarded to junior, senior, or graduate level students. Candidates must be enrolled full time at UMD, and must be able to demonstrate financial need (have FAFSA papers on file). Grade point average will also be considered. Transfer students may also apply. Preference will be given to students of Finnish heritage and those from NE Minnesota or NW Wisconsin. A transcript must accompany all applications.
New scholarship applicants are currently being sought.
To request information contact:
Carrie Sutherland, Office of Development, University of Minnesota Duluth
315 Darland Administration Building, 1049 University Drive, MN 55812
(218) 726-7989 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Gifts to the FinnFest USA '92 Scholarship may be directed to:
UMD Development Office
315 Darland Administration Building
1049 University Drive Duluth, MN 55812
Questions about applications or contributions should be directed to Carrie Sutherland at (218) 726-7989.
Scholarship Recipients' names listed below.
FinnFest USA '92/UMD Scholarship Recipients for 2010-2011 and their hometown newspapers:
|Lindsay Bruce||Duluth News Tribune|
|Kristina Ekman||None submitted|
|Evan Engman||Mesabi Daily News 55792|
|Laura Engman||Mesabi Daily News 55792|
|Nicole Heino||Lakes Country Echo|
|Laura Ann Kesti||None submitted|
|Bridget Lakanen||None submitted|
|Alison Sue Leino||Ashland Daily Press 54806|
|Julianne Peters||Duluth News Tribune|
|Timothy Rahkola||Pine Knot Journal 55720|
|Brian Resch||None submitted|
|Courtney Semeja||None submitted|