UNI Dining Scholarships awarded

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Dining Services has awarded four $1,000 scholarships for the 2005-2006 academic year.

Recipients are:

Grant Erwin of Madrid, is a junior majoring in criminology and family services, and minoring in psychology. Erwin works at the Rialto dining center.

Casey Fencl of Protivin, is a junior majoring in business administration. Fencl works with the campus delivery system for dining services.

Marcia Hillers of Guttenberg, is a junior majoring in accounting. Hillers works at Rialto dining center.

Brian Larkin of Cedar Falls, is a sophomore majoring in management information systems. Larkin works at Prexy's food court in Maucker Union.

According to Mona Milius, associate director of residence, the scholarship program acknowledges the important contribution student employees make to the dining program. 'The good experience students have as UNI employees will be reflected in their enthusiasm for their careers and their potential for advancement in the food service industry,' Milius said. UNI employs more than 700 students in Dining Services.

The scholarship is funded by Martin Brothers Distributing, the prime vendor for UNI Dining Services; the memorial fund honoring Darla Bell, a former UNI student employee; and other food- service suppliers. Priority is given to students interested in a career in food services. The scholarship program has been in place since 2000.

For more information, contact Milius at (319) 272-2333 or Mona.Milius@uni.edu.



Mona Milius, associate director of residence, Dining Services, (319) 273-2333
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations, (319) 273-6728