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Sixth class of Network Scholars welcomed

August 19, 2008

Indiana State University's College of Business welcomes its sixth class of Networks Scholars.

Recipients of this prestigious award, presented in connection with Networks Financial Institute, will receive a four-year scholarship that covers tuition and fees and includes a professional development account and a new laptop computer.

Networks Scholars also enjoy the opportunity to participate in a paid internship, potential for international experience and a faculty mentor relationship.

Candidates are selected based on a number of criteria including: grade point average, SAT/ACT scores, class rank, written essays and a mandatory personal interview. Members of this year's Networks Scholars class of 2011 are:

Lindsey Maria Butorac of Bloomington, Ill. A graduate of University High School in Normal, Ill. and the daughter of Gus and Connie Butorac, she plans to major in business management.

Eden Elizabeth Dillman of Mitchell . The daughter of Tim and Trudie Dillman and a graduate of Mitchell High school, she plans to major in business Management at ISU.

Kristina Gayle Hutson of Casey, Ill. A graduate of Casey-Westfield Senior High School and the daughter of Tim and Cindy Hutson, she will major in accounting.

Matthew Ephraim Illingworth of Remington. The son of Calvin and Pam Illingworth and a graduate of Wolcott High School, he will major in financial services at ISU.

Paul Kendall McCleary of Terre Haute. The son of Daryl and Jean McCleary and a graduate of Terre Haute South Vigo High School, he will major in accounting at ISU.

Kelsie Marie Noble of Terre Haute. The daughter of Damon Noble and Shelly Fonner and a graduate of Terre Haute North Vigo High School, she plans to study marketing at ISU.

Laura Elizabeth Painter of Fort Thomas, Ky. The daughter of William and Kathleen Painter and a graduate of Highlands High School, she will study financial services at Indiana State.

Kourtney Renae Lynn Unger of Seymour. The daughter of Joey and Elizabeth Unger and a graduate of Seymour High School, she will major in Finance.

Writer: Jennifer Spector, media relations intern, Office of Communications and Marketing, Indiana State University, 812-237-3773 or