Broadcast Engineering Scholarships Awarded

By on Aug, 30 2016 with Comments 0

SBELogoThe Ennes Educational Foundation Trust, administered by the Society of Broadcast Engineers, has awarded four scholarships for 2016.

The Harold E. Ennes Scholarship, Robert D. Greenberg Scholarship and John H. Battison Founder’s Scholarship are awarded to individuals interested in continuing or beginning their education in broadcast engineering and technology. The Youth Scholarship is specifically for a graduating high school senior interested in broadcast engineering as a career. Each scholarship awarded this year is for $1,500.

This year the Harold E. Ennes Scholarship recipient is Michael Frushour from Brookfield, IL. Frushour is a student at Columbia College in Chicago studying television production; he plans to pursue a career in live sports production.

Receiving the Robert Greenberg Scholarship is James Copeland from Wichita, KS. He is starting his junior year at Kansas State University studying broadcasting and is the program director and student engineer at K-State’s student-run radio station.

The John H. Battison Founder’s Scholarship has been awarded to Clifford White from Tyler, TX. White is a freelance radio broadcast engineer in East Texas and studies electrical engineering at LeTourneau University in Longview, TX.

Ruth Willet of Lawrenceville, GA, received the Youth Scholarship. She recently graduated from high school and plans to attend Kettering College in Michigan with a double major in mechanical engineering and engineering physics. An amateur radio operator, Willet was introduced to broadcast engineering through other ham radio operators.

About The Author: Leslie Stimson has been a reporter for 35+ years, starting in radio news. She’s spent the last 20 years reporting for radio trades.

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