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Donald O. Loomis Memorial Scholarship Award

Jacob WilliamsJacob Williams, a Matamoras resident, won the $1,000 Donald O. Loomis Memorial Scholarship in journalism for 2012–2013, the Journalism Department announced April 24.

Williams, 18, is the son of James and Theresa Williams. He will graduate in May 2014. A Journalism major and Communications Media minor, he plans to pursue a career in journalism, with a possible focus on new media.

Williams is president of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and will be the editor in chief for the campus newspaper, the Penn, for the 2012–2013 year. Williams also hosts a radio show on the campus radio station, WIUP-FM 90.1, on Friday mornings and contributes reporting to a news radio show on WIUP-FM called The HawkEar. In addition, Williams is on the Dean’s List and has a 4.0 GPA.

Photo by Lee Vest

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