The Emily C. Specchio Foundation along with Virginia Tech are pleased to announce this year’s Emily C. Specchio Memorial Scholarship Awardees:
Anna is a Virginia Tech student double majoring in Communications and Marketing Management. She will be studying abroad in Lugano, Switzerland during the Spring 2009 semester. Anna was the recipient of both the Sylvia Owens Scholarship and the R & I Owens Scholarship in 2008. She has participated in many community service projects such as Invisible Children United, Habitat for Humanity, and Appalachia Service Project.
Christian is a Virginia Tech student double majoring in Merchandising Management and Communications. She is enrolled in the Virginia Tech Honors program, and will be studying abroad in Lugano, Switzerland in Spring 2009. Christian is a member of the Contemporary Dance Ensemble at Virginia Tech, and participates in the Remembrance through Dance show in honor of Reema Samaha as well as other victims of the April 16th Shootings at Virginia Tech. She has also participated in other community service activities such as The Big Event at Virginia Tech, Relay for Life, and Make a Difference Day.
Catie is a Virginia Tech student majoring in Management and Marketing. She will be studying abroad in Lugano, Switzerland in Spring 2009. Catie is a member of Phi Sigma Pi National Honors Fraternity and Kappa Delta Sorority. She volunteers to tutor kids at Gilber Linkous Elementary School and Margaret Beeks Elementary School. Additionally, she volunteers at Pointe West Club for adults with psychological disorders or mental disabilities.