|WQPT AWARDS 2013 BROADCAST SCHOLARSHIP|
|News Releases - Media & Communications|
|Written by Lora Adams|
|Friday, 31 May 2013 12:23|
MOLINE, IL – The 2013 WQPT Broadcast Scholarship has been awarded to Victoria Hanson of Cambridge (IL), a senior broadcasting major at Western Illinois University's Macomb campus.
"Victoria is the type of student who simply gets the work done, and she does a quality job at the same time,” said Roger Sadler, WIU broadcasting professor.
Hanson is a member of Students in the Illinois News Broadcasters Association, and is a 2013 inductee in the National Broadcasting Society.
"I am so thankful to have won WQPT’s broadcast scholarship. My final semester will be this fall, and I can’t believe my college years are coming to an end. I am excited for my future, and thanks to WQPT, I will have a little less financial stress." Hanson said. "I have been a television reporter on WIU’s newscast for two years, and I will be a television anchor in the fall for a second semester. I hope to become a television anchor or reporter for a local television station on the East Coast."
WQPT is a media service of Western Illinois University located in Moline.
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