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Westminster College Public Relations Major Receives Scholarship

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Posted on Friday, September 2, 2005

Bridget Roth, a freshman public relations major at Westminster College, recently received the Thomas P. Kapfer Memorial Scholarship.

 This $1,402 scholarship, funded by The Pittsburgh Foundation, was applied to her tuition for the 2005-2006 academic year.

 "We are grateful to the Thomas P. Kapfer Memorial Scholarship and The Pittsburgh Foundation for their support of bright, motivated students like Ms. Roth, who represent the future of our region," said Gloria Cagigas, vice president for institutional advancement at Westminster.

 In 2003, The Pittsburgh Foundation, the 15th largest community foundation in the nation, awarded more than $24 million in grants to charitable organizations.  Established in 1945, The Pittsburgh Foundation is comprised of more than 960 funds established by organizations and individual donors.  These funds range from $10,000 to more than $32 million, and have a combined market value of approximately $537 million.

 Roth is a daughter of Gary and Eileen Roth, Pittsburgh, and a graduate of Brentwood High School.

 For more information about scholarship funding at Westminster College, contact Cagigas at (724) 946-7348 or e-mail