Community college transfers awarded scholarships at Saint Martin’s College

June 24, 2005

Lacey, Wash. – Five students who transferring from neighboring community colleges have been awarded Partner Scholarships from Saint Martin’s College. The recipients will be awarded $5,000 per year for the next two years to complete their studies.

Saint Martin’s Partners Scholarships are awarded to student with the highest grade point average transferring to Saint Martin’s from Centralia, Gray’s Harbor, Pierce and South Puget Sound community colleges, said Josefina Pilon, assistant admissions director of transfer recruitment. This year most of the recipients are non-traditional students.

This year’s recipients are:

Edith Lanuzga, of Lacey, who is graduating with a 4.0 grade point average from South Puget Sound Community College and plans to study elementary education. She is 44, married to Eduardo Lanuzga, and has two children.

Crystal Mendenhall, of Lacey, who tied Lanuzga with a 4.0 grade point average from SPSCC and plans to study business. The 20-year-old transfer student is the daughter of Michael and Rose Mendenhall.

Sarah Moore, of Morton, who is graduating with a 3.64 grade point average from Centralia College and plans to study accounting. She is 30, married to Kevin Moore, and has two children.

Glenda Peek, of Satsop, who is graduating with a 4.0 grade point average from Grays Harbor College and plans to study elementary education. She is 41, married to Lynn Peek, and has four children.

Sonya Zink, of Gig Harbor, who is graduating with a 3.96 grade point average from Pierce College and plans to major in community services. She is 34 and has two children.

Todd Abbot
Director of admissions
360-438-4590 or tabbott@stmartin.edu

John DeWeese
Assistant media coordinator
 360-486-8857 or jdeweese@stmartin.edu