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Alverno College Offers New Scholarship to Catholic High School Students

June 27, 2014

Alverno College is pleased to announce the Clare Scholarship, a new $12,000 annual scholarship available to female graduates of a Milwaukee Archdiocese Catholic High School. Clare Scholars can receive a total of $48,000 in scholarships to Alverno over four years, more than half the total cost of tuition.

“We want to reinforce our continued commitment to young women who understand firsthand the multitude of benefits and opportunities provided as a result of a high-caliber, Catholic education,” said Kate Lundeen, vice president for Enrollment Services at Alverno.

High school students must graduate with a minimum 2.8 GPA to qualify. This year’s Clare Scholarship winners include: Stephanie Flores Ochoa, Alexis Gore, Ixtzia Gutierrez, Faith Jones, Juwana Kujjo, Monica Moore, Esmeralda Nungaray, Brenda Rodriguez, Alisha Smith and Alejandra Zamudio from Messmer High School; Lindsey Van Dusen from Pius XI High School; Deysi Trujillo and Karla Vargas Juarez from St. Anthony School of Milwaukee; Stephanie Castillo, Karina Castro, Edith Mondragon and Gladys Mora from St. Joan Antida High School; Jessica Wewers from Saint Joseph High School; and Alyssa Mane, Karla Romero and Tiffany Romero from St. Thomas More High School. For more information on how to apply, students should contact the Alverno College Admissions office at (414) 382-6100.

About Alverno College
Alverno College, a four-year independent, Catholic, liberal arts college for women, exists to promote the personal and professional development of its students. The college has earned accolades and respect internationally for its highly effective ability-based, assessment-as-learning approach to education, and has consulted with three U.S. presidential administrations on accountability and outcomes in higher education. For the last four years, Alverno College was ranked one of the top three schools in the Midwest doing “the best job of educating undergrads” by U.S. News & World Report. Educators from throughout the world visit Alverno to learn about its proven, student-centered teaching methods.

Alverno offers more than 35 major program areas of study, including graduate programs in education, nursing, community psychology and business that are open to women and men. For more information about Alverno, visit www.alverno.edu or call 414-382-6100.

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