SJC Announces Recipients of Presidential Scholarship

March 19, 2013

Saint Joseph's College has named Gabriel Perez, Lindsey Werking, and Jackelyn Pankau as the three recipients of the Presidential Scholarship.

Gabriel Perez of Gary, Ind., is the son of Robert Perez and Kristan Casas. He attends Andrean High School, where he is a member of the Spanish Club and participant in the Spell Bowl and community service projects. Perez has declared Business Administration as his major.

A native of Fortville, Ind., Lindsey Werking attends Mount Vernon High School. She is a member of 4-H, student government, a youth group, and Future Farmers of America. The daughter of David and Theresa Werking, she plans to get involved with the SJC Choir, 93.3 The Joe, and student government at SJC. She has declared Political Science as her major.

Jackelyn Pankau of Lake Geneva, Wis., attends Central Catholic High School. She is a member of the student council, varsity dance team, and is involved in musical theater. She plans to join the dance team, student government, and be an athletic team manager at SJC. The daughter of Ted and Mary Jo Pankau, she has declared Elementary Education as her major.

The Presidential Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship. Students wishing to compete must be admitted to SJC as a full-time degree-seeking student. Students must also be a recipient by January 15 of either an Honors Scholarship or a Deans Scholarship.

For questions on the Presidential Scholarship, contact the Office of Admissions at 800.447.8781.

Saint Joseph's College, named a "character-building college" by the Templeton Foundation and a "best Midwestern college" by the Princeton Review, is a four-year, Catholic college offering 27 majors, 4 group majors, 34 minors, and 9 pre-professional programs, complemented by the nationally acclaimed Core Program. Founded and sponsored by the Missionaries of the Precious Blood, SJC is located in Rensselaer, Indiana, approximately 90 minutes from both Chicago and Indianapolis, on a park-like campus of 180 acres and has an enrollment of 1,100 students.

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