Scott College of Business welcomes seventh class of Network Scholars

August 2, 2010

The Donald W. Scott College of Business at Indiana State University welcomes its seventh class of Networks Scholars.

Recipients of this prestigious award, presented in conjunction with Networks Financial Institute, receive a four-year scholarship that covers tuition and fees, a professional development account and a new ISU laptop.

Networks Scholars also enjoy the opportunity to participate in a paid internship, international experience and a faculty mentor relationship.

Candidates are considered for this award based on grade point average, SAT/ACT scores, class rank, written essays and a personal interview. Indiana State welcomes the following Networks Scholars for fall 2010:

Chelsea Abanathie, daughter of William H. III and Beth Abanathie of St. Charles, Mo., is a graduate of Frances Howell North High School and plans to major in business.

Stephen Borkowski, son of Veronica Clement and Len Borkowski of Dyer, is a graduate of Lake Central High School and plans to major in marketing.

Brittany Hunt, daughter of Chris Hunt and Jennifer Myers of Greensburg, is a graduate of Greensburg High School and plans to major in accounting.

Brittany Kirk, daughter of Mike and Cheryl Kirk of Casey, Ill., is a graduate of Casey-Westfield High School and plans to major in business.

Ellen Lamb, daughter of Chad and Fran Lamb of Pendleton, is a graduate of Liberty Christian High School and plans to major in management and finance.

William Lehman, son of Mark and Paula Lehman of Nineveh, is a graduate of Indian Creek High School and plans to study system and decision science.

Phillip Newbill, son of Ed and Barbara Newbill of Bunker Hill, is a graduate of Maconaquah High School and plans to major in business.

Cody Raymer, son of Chris and Amy Raymer of Paoli, is a graduate of Paoli High School and plans to major in management and finance.

Garrett Smith, son of Charles and Sandra Smith of Hoopeston, Ill., is a graduate of Hoopeston Area High School and plans to major in accounting.

Nathan Smith, son of Bernie and Brenda Smith of Lafayette, is a graduate of McCutcheon High School and plans to major in management and finance.

Jessica Weesner, daughter of Jerry and Debbie Weesner of Cambridge City, is a graduate of Lincoln High School and plans to major in accounting.

Contact: Elaine McVay, marketing and communications manager, Indiana State University Networks Financial Institute, 812-237-4178 or Elaine.mcvay@indstate.edu

Writer: Lana Schrock, media relations assistant, Indiana State University, 812-237-3773 or lschrock1@indstate.edu