Fisher Names Minority Scholorship Winners
December 18, 2007 at 7:14 AM (PT)
FISHER COMMUNICATIONS has announced the winners of the its Minority Scholarship Fund program, which helps college students further their education in broadcasting. This year's scholarships, totaling nearly $13,000, were awarded to KIMBERLY CARTAGENGA, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON; YURI JUNG, WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY; HEBA KANSO, UNIVERSITY OF OREGON; MATTHEW SANTOS, WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY; WHITNEY TYNER, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON; and ROYA ZAHED, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON.
"FISHER COMMUNICATIONS has minority employees in every one of our properties who have made tremendous contributions to the diversity of perspectives and standards of excellence that have come to personify FISHER BROADCASTING," said PRES./CEO COLLEEN BROWN. "By helping to eliminate the financial barriers faced when pursuing higher education, the FISHER BROADCASTING Minority Scholarship Fund provides high-achieving students of color with an opportunity to fulfill their educational dreams and open doors to exciting careers in broadcasting."