Kauffman awards give six MC students
international, film study opportunities
Manchester College students will receive Kauffman Memorial Scholarships
to undertake a special project
abroad or in New York City.
for the 2007-2008 academic year are first-year students Lisa Ewing of
Ossian, Lauren Houser of Middlebury, and Adam King of Bluffton; and
sophomores Nicole Swoverland of Plymouth, Adam VanZile of Burlington and
Kristen Davidson of Greenville, Ohio.
ranging from $500 to $2,000, honor the memory of Dr. S. Bruce Kauffman,
a 1968 graduate, scholar,
musician and financier who died in 1996. Mark E. Johnston, Kauffman’s
roommate at MC, established a memorial endowment fund for the Kauffman
Award. He died in 1999.
Davidson, an education major, and Ewing plan to study the Spanish
language and immerse in the culture of Costa Rica. Houser will study the
non-European cultural connection of education in New Zealand.
King, an English
major, will attend a one-week movie camp of the New York Film Academy.
Swoverland, a biology-chemistry major, will study German culture in
Marburg, Germany. VanZile, an exercise science major, will study the
similarities and differences between Ireland and Britain.
College students find scores of international and off-campus
opportunities. For more about the liberal arts college, visit