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10-15-2007

Clarkson University Army Cadet Awarded Scholarship

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Clarkson University Army ROTC Cadet Zachary Lewis of Williamson, N.Y., was selected by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Educational Foundation to receive the AFCEA ROTC Scholarship in the amount of $2,000. This is the second year that Lewis has received this scholarship award. afcea-2007

Each year, AFCEA grants more than $1.3 million in scholarships and awards to outstanding students majoring in science and engineering or related academic disciplines. AFCEA International, its local chapters and the Educational Foundation promote educational excellence, encourage professional development and recognize academic achievement.

Clarkson University, located in Potsdam, New York, is a private, nationally ranked university with a reputation for developing innovative leaders in engineering, business, the sciences, health sciences and the humanities. At Clarkson, 3,000 high-ability students excel in an environment where learning is not only positive, friendly and supportive but defies traditional disciplines and knowledge. Faculty achieves international recognition for their research and scholarship and connects students to their leadership potential in the marketplace through dynamic, real-world problem solving.

[Photo Caption: Clarkson University Army Cadet Zachary Lewis (left) accepts the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Scholarship Award from Lt. Col. John Henrichs, professor of military science.]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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