Forward, Together Forward Scholars honored at luncheon

2015 Forward, Together Forward Scholars pose with President Doug Baker at a March 1, 2015 luncheon
2015 Forward, Together Forward Scholars Samantha Garbacz, Courtney Crutchfield, Anthony Roberts, Tara Lenardi and Elizabeth Garcia pose with President Doug Baker at a March 1, 2015 luncheon

Five Northern Illinois University students who excel in their academic and humanitarian pursuits were honored at a luncheon for 2015 Forward, Together Forward Scholarship winners the afternoon of Sunday, March 1.

The following award recipients each will receive a one-time scholarship of $4,000 for the 2015-16 academic year:

3-1-15 FTF LuncheonFunding for the scholarships was provided by an unsolicited outpouring of generosity by friends of the university who wanted to memorialize the fallen students. About 1,800 donors helped build the scholarship fund to more than $700,000. Since 2009, 35 scholarship winners have been recognized with scholarships worth $140,000.

NIU Today will take a closer look at each winner thoughout the week of March 2.

 

Elizabeth Garcia and President Doug Baker take time for a photo at the 2015 Forward, Together Forward Scholarship Luncheon
Elizabeth Garcia joins President Doug Baker for a photo at the Forward, Together Forward Scholarship Lunch
Tara Lenardi takes time for a photo with President Baker
Tara Lenardi takes time for a photo with President Baker
Anthony Roberts displays his award with President Baker
Anthony Roberts displays his award with President Baker
Samantha Garbacz with Doug Baker
Samantha Garbacz with Doug Baker
Courtney Crutchfield poses for a photo with President Baker
Courtney Crutchfield poses for a photo with President Baker
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