June 14, 2009
Providence Journal Awards $60K in Scholarships to College-Bound Students of Employees
PROVIDENCE , RI The Providence Journal Company has awarded $60,000 in scholarships to five graduating high school seniors who are children of company employees. The scholarships will be awarded over a four-year period to:
Matthew A. Rei , son of Manny Rei, a financial analyst in the Journal's financial department, and his wife Jacqueline of North Providence, is the $4,000 fifth-place scholarship winner. Rei, a graduating senior of North Providence High School, will attend Johnson & Wales University this fall to major in criminal justice.
Judges for this year's competition were: Lorna Hunter, vice president for enrollment management at Bryant University; Christopher Lyndon, vice president of enrollment at Providence College; and, Al Seitz, director of admissions at Johnson & Wales University. Judges' selections were based primarily on scholarship as well as school and community citizenship.
About A. H. Belo Corporation
A. H. Belo Corporation (NYSE: AHC) headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is a distinguished newspaper publishing and local news and information company that owns and operates four daily newspapers and a diverse group of Web sites
A. H. Belo publishes The Dallas Morning News, Texas' leading newspaper and winner of eight Pulitzer Prizes since 1986; The Providence (R.I.) Journal, the oldest continuously-published daily newspaper in the U.S. and winner of four Pulitzer Prizes; The Press-Enterprise (Riverside, CA), serving southern California's Inland Empire region and winner of one Pulitzer Prize; and the Denton Record-Chronicle in Texas. The Company publishes various specialty publications targeting niche audiences, and its partnerships and/or investments include the Yahoo! Newspaper Consortium and Classified Ventures, owner of cars.com. A. H. Belo also owns direct mail and commercial printing businesses.