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POST UNIVERSITY AND THE GREATER WATERBURY NAACP AWARD ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP AT 68TH ANNUAL FREEDOM FUND AWARDS LUNCHEON

Local Waterbury Student Kelly Stroughton to Receive Scholarship to Post University  

WHAT:
Post University has partnered with the Greater Waterbury Branch of the NAACP to offer a scholarship to an NAACP member.  This year’s scholarship recipient is Kelly Stroughton of Waterbury, Connecticut. Stroughton will receive the $5,000.00 academic scholarship award at Waterbury Branch of the NAACP’s 68th Annual Freedom Fund Awards Luncheon.  

WHEN:
Saturday, June 12 
1PM - 5PM

WHERE:
Holiday Inn
3580 East Main Street               
Waterbury, CT

WHO:
Kelly Stroughton will be present at the event to accept her scholarship. Stroughton is currently a student at the Waterbury Arts Magnet School where she studies dance and fashion. Stroughton is set to attend Post University this Fall and pursue a degree in Human Services. Stroughton lives in Waterbury with her parents, Elaine Overton and Earl Stroughton.

Mike Jarjura, Mayor of the City of Waterbury and Monroe Webster, President of the Greater Waterbury Branch of NAACP will both be present to welcome guests to the ceremony. Tina Martin of WFSB Channel 3 will act as Mistress of Ceremonies. Dr. Bill McDonald, Post University Vice President of Academic Affaris, will present the scholarship on behalf of Post University.

CONTACT:
Ann Baldwin, Baldwin Media Marketing
For Post University
Office: (860) 408-1580
Cell: (860) 985-5621      

Monroe Webster
President of the Greater Waterbury Branch of the NAACP
Cell: (203)695-7862       

Post University:
Founded in 1890, Post University is a student-focused, career-driven university committed to providing students with the knowledge, personal skills and experience required to be leaders in their chosen fields.  Located in Waterbury, Conn., Post University provides a wide array of degree programs for on-campus and online students of all ages. It is known for its quality, career-driven academic programs, small classes, and competitive NCAA Division II athletics. Its more than 5,000 full- and part-time students come from the United States and abroad, and are supported by faculty whose mission is to prepare students to compete and succeed in today’s global workplace.  To learn more about Post University, visit www.post.edu or call 800-345-2562.