Speech Scholarship Awarded

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Westminster College's 2010 John C. Hanley Speech Scholarship was awarded to sophomore public relations major Miltiadis Constantine.

Constantine is a son of Thomas and Vasiliki Constantine of Poland, Ohio, and a graduate of Poland Seminary High School.

The $1,300 scholarship is awarded annually to a sophomore student for delivery of the best speech relating the Christian faith to contemporary culture. Criteria for judging include delivery, organization, and content.

Constantine presented his speech to Westminster faculty Dr. Bryan Rennie, Vira I. Heinz professor and chair of the Department of Religion, History, Philosophy and Classics, and Dr. Kang-Yup Na, associate professor of religion.

Contact Rennie at (724) 946-7151 or e-mail brennie@westminster.edu for more information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College is a top tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Guide to America's Best Colleges. Westminster ranked third among liberal arts colleges in social mobility, according to the Washington Monthly College Guide, and is one of the most affordable national liberal arts colleges in Pennsylvania. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 371 Colleges" and "Best in the Northeast" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.