Smeal Senior Receives Mitte Foundation Honor
UNIVERSITY PARK, PA (April 6, 2007) – The Mitte Foundation today announced that Smeal College of Business senior Amy Weinstein has received the foundation's Circle of Excellence award. Weinstein was selected from among a group of 52 Mitte Scholars and Fellows at Smeal on the basis of her academic credentials and exemplary leadership, behavior, citizenship, and community involvement.
"This award is presented to the best of the best," says Cheryl Nolting, executive director of the Mitte Foundation. "As recipients of Mitte scholarships, Circle of Excellence award winners have already demonstrated an outstanding level of academic performance and social responsibility. The awards are given to those within this elite group who are able to maintain the highest level of achievement and commitment. It is an honor to have Amy as part of our program."
Weinstein will graduate from Smeal with a bachelor's degree in supply chain and information systems. Throughout her college career, she has been actively involved with both college and community life. Her community service includes volunteering on a weekly basis at the local chapter of the Red Cross and as a Smeal Student Mentor, helping freshman business students adapt to their new environment.
About the Mitte Foundation
The Roy F. and Joann Cole Mitte Foundation is a Texas non-profit corporation created in 1994 by Joann Cole Mitte and the late Roy F. Mitte. The Mittes are native Texans who desired to help students achieve their greatest potential through an education beyond high school with the establishment of scholarship programs at various higher education institutions across the country. These scholarship programs strive to instill the principals of hard work, loyalty, dedication, leadership, and social responsibility for the betterment of our communities.
Circle of Excellence awards are given each year to two outstanding students from each Mitte Scholarship Program school, one undergraduate senior and one graduate senior. The Mitte Foundation is currently funding scholarships at six schools: Texas State University-San Marcos, Texas A&M University, Ohio State University, Penn State, St. Edward's University, and Indiana University.
For additional information about the Mitte Foundation, view the Web site at www.mittefoundation.org.