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November 14, 2003

School of Liberal Arts awards two scholarships

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Purdue University School of Liberal Arts recently presented scholarships to two incoming first-year students.

The 2003 School of Liberal Arts Gary/Hammond/East Chicago Merit Scholarship was awarded to Racheal Noble, of Gary, Ind. She received $2,000 for her first year and $1,000 for each subsequent year – up to three years – as long as she maintains a 2.5 grade point average. Britney Jones, of Gary, Ind., also received a one-time Liberal Arts Gary/Hammond/East Chicago Merit Award of $1,000.

Noble and Jones graduated from Emerson School of Visual and Performing Arts and both plan to major in psychology.

The School of Liberal Arts Gary/Hammond/East Chicago Merit Scholarship is available to students who graduate from a high school in Gary, Hammond or East Chicago. For more information about applying, visit the School of Liberal Arts web page. The deadline to apply is March 1. For more information, contact Barbara Hart Dixon, assistant dean for undergraduate administration, at (765) 494-3731, bdixon@sla.purdue.edu.

Writer: Amy Patterson-Neubert, (765) 494-9723, apatterson@purdue.edu

Sources: Tammy Sandel, School of Liberal Arts director of student recruitment, (765) 494-6292, tsandel@purdue.edu

Barbara Hart Dixon, (765) 494-3731, bdixon@sla.purdue.edu

Purdue News Service: (765) 494-2096; purduenews@purdue.edu

Note to Journalists: Publication-quality photos of Racheal Noble and Britney Jones are available at https://news.uns.purdue.edu/images/noble.r.jpeg and https://news.uns.purdue.edu/images/jones.b.jpeg


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