The Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce that due to the great quality of submissions, STC Chicago has awarded three scholarships this year.

A $1000 scholarship and STC student membership has been awarded to Rachelle Hayes.

In addition, a $500 scholarship and STC student membership has been awarded to both Will Sullivan and Bernadette Cash.

Rachelle lives in Salem, MO, and is a Master’s student at Missouri State University where she is on track to earn an MA in Writing in the Professional Writing track) this month. Rachelle was the managing editor of MSU’s LOGOS: A Journal of Undergraduate Research. She will be attending NYU’s Summer Publishing Institute in New York this summer.

Will lives in Swarthmore, PA, where he is a student at Swarthmore College working toward a BA in Mathematics. Will has a great interest and focus on environmental science journalism and plans to use his “scientific knowledge and communication skills to inspire a more socially conscious and socially active public.”

Bernadette lives in Normal, IL, where she is working towards an MA in Technical Communication through the Minnesota State University. Bernadette won the STC Chicago scholarship last year and is an active member of STC Chicago, where she recently served as Judging Manager for the 2016 Technical Communications Competition. She is also involved with the Technical Editing SIG and was temporarily a part of the student chapter in Texas.

Congratulations to Rachelle, Will, and Bernadette.


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