Campus News 2012

For Immediate Release
September 18, 2012

The ICUT Foundation Awards UPS Scholarship to Schreiner Senior

Marilie Duran, a senior at Schreiner University has been awarded the 2012-13 UPS Scholarship for $2,400, sponsored through the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas Foundation. Duran, from Charlotte, Texas, was one of 137 Schreiner students who competed for the award the first week of school by writing an essay titled “What do you think is the most important thing UPS does?”

She will graduate in May 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, with teacher certification. Duran is also an academic award winner and a member of the women’s basketball team.

The ICUT Foundation is a 510(c) (3) charitable organization operated by the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas, a statewide association for private colleges and universities. ICUT Foundation is an affiliate of the Council of Independent Colleges. Since 1985, The UPS Foundation has funded more than $2.1million in scholarships for Texas students.

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