Beta Rho chapter of Tri Kappa sorority awarded $5,500 in college scholarships at its annual picnic this year. Recipients include Marcus Trybula at the University of Chicago, Xia Meng Howey at Indiana University, and Blake Zolfo at the Boston Conservatory of Music. An additional Tri Kappa State Academic Scholarship was awarded to Trybula toward his pre-med studies.
Beta Rho is continuing its tradition of awarding academic scholarships to worthy college students who have graduated from Andrean, Crown Point, Merrillville and any Gary high schools.
To be eligible, an applicant must be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited college and classified as a sophomore or higher level student. Interested candidates must also have strong academic records and demonstrate potential as students within their chosen career fields.
Additional Tri Kappa state scholarships are available in the areas of academics, fine arts and music. A state Key Scholarship is also available to individuals with at least a five-year gap in their education, with no other undergraduate degree.
The deadline for submitting completed packets is Jan. 6. Applications may be obtained by contacting Peggy Waluk at firstname.lastname@example.org or (219) 988-3639.