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Four Saint Xavier students awarded ACI scholarships

Scholarships help pay tuition for 2006-07 year

Chicago (July 19, 2006) – Four Saint Xavier University students were recently awarded scholarships through the Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI).

Students applied for scholarships with the help of the University’s Financial Aid office. The scholarships will help pay tuition in the 2006-2007 academic year for the following students:

·  Oak Lawn resident Joanna Beituni, a junior majoring in communication sciences and disorders, was awarded the A. Montgomery Ward Scholarship worth $2,600. 

·  Larissa Campos, a sophomore nursing major from Chicago’s Garfield Ridge neighborhood, was awarded the Michele and Peter Willmott Scholarship worth $1,000. 

·  Breanna Cashel, a sophomore art major from Arnold, Mo., was awarded the Nicholas Amatangelo Scholarship worth $1,500. 

·  Oak Lawn resident Natalie Liakopoulos, a sophomore elementary education major, was awarded the Fifth Third Bank Hispanic Scholarship worth $2,500. 

“At Saint Xavier University, we are committed to making our high quality of education affordable. As a member institution of the ACI, we are excited about the opportunity to provide scholarships to our students. We are honored that Joanna, Larissa, Breanna and Natalie were selected by ACI as recipients for their scholarships to assist with their educational expenses,” said Susan Swisher, Saint Xavier University’s assistant vice president for Student Financial Services.

ACI administers 20 different scholarship programs to qualified students ranging from emergency financial assistance to scholarships for minority women. Scholarships are awarded based on a rigorous review of a student’s financial need and academic merit. 

Established in 1952, the Associated Colleges of Illinois is a group of 24 private colleges and universities rooted in the liberal arts tradition that brings college, business and community leaders together to provide underserved students with the educational opportunities they need to become productive members of society. 


Contact: Deborah Snow Humiston
773-298-3325 or snowhumiston@sxu.edu

Saint Xavier University, a Catholic institution inspired by the heritage of the Sisters of Mercy, educates men and women to search for truth, to think critically, to communicate effectively, and to serve wisely and compassionately in support of human dignity and the common good.

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