Two Saint Joseph's College students majoring in communications, Ryan Bougie of New Sweden and Elizabeth Young of Corea, have won scholarships from the Guy P. Gannett Journalism Scholarship Fund to continue their studies at the campus in Standish. Bougie, a senior, and Corea, a junior, were also awarded the scholarships last year.
Bougie, who was awarded $3,000 for this academic year, worked as an intern over the summer at WGME-TV in Portland, under the supervision of sports director David Eid, who also teaches at Saint Joseph's as an adjunct professor. Young, who job-shadowed with a reporter at the Ellsworth-American for a summer, received $1,000. Both students have written for the campus newspaper, Fortitudo et Spes.
The Gannett Journalism Scholarship Fund was established by trustees of the Gannett Foundation through the Maine Community Foundation in 2000. The scholarships are given to college students pursuing journalism projects and careers.
September 8, 2003 Contact: Charmaine Daniels at (207) 893-7723 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org