News Release

Published on Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Karrie Wyman, of Westby, was recently awarded a $500 Avant Scholarship from the UW-La Crosse Foundation. Wyman is a Mechanical Design Technology student at Western Technical College.

The Avant awards have been established by the members of the Avant – Women in La Crosse Area Business and Leadership – to foster the professional growth and development of women aspiring to be in leadership positions. Applicants must be female, 25 years of age or older, enrolled for a minimum of eight credits as a first year student in as associate’s degree program at Western or as a junior, senior, or graduate student at UW-La Crosse or Viterbo University and seeking a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

Recipients are chosen by a scholarship committee based on applications, transcripts, and letters of recommendation from faculty.

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