Cebra and Zink receive Larry Stearns Memorial Scholarship - External Relations
Cebra and Zink receive Larry Stearns Memorial Scholarship
October 19, 2018 / Sabrina Cebra and Megan Zink receive Larry Stearns
VINCENNES, Ind. - The Vincennes University Foundation has
announced the recipients of its Larry Stearns Memorial Scholarship for
the 2018-19 academic year. The recipients are Sabrina Cebra, Muncie,
and Megan Zink, Ferdinand.
Cebra is a 2017 graduate of the VU Paralegal program and is now
majoring in Legal Studies at Ball State. The daughter of Billie Jo
Cebra and Dan Cebra, she plans to attend law school and work as a
civil rights lawyer.
Zink is a 2018 graduate of the VU Paralegal program and is now
majoring in Homeland Security at VU. She interns at the VU Athletic
Office and at the Isha Wright-Ryan Law Office. She plans to continue
on to law school and work in family law.
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP
The scholarship is named for the late Larry Stearns who chaired
the Paralegal Studies program and was an instructor in the Homeland
Security program prior to his death in 2012. It is designated for
paralegal students that decide to continue their education either
through the VU Homeland Security program or at a four-year institution
in Indiana. The VU Paralegal program began in the fall of 1976,
graduating its first students in 1979. Since then more than 450
students have graduated from the program which received American Bar
Association approval in August 1985 and joined the American
Association for Paralegal Education in 1996. The program prepares
graduates for employment as entry-level paralegals in both the public
and private sectors.
ABOUT THE VU FOUNDATION
In advancing the University’s missions of higher education and
community service, the VU Foundation, through the generosity of its
donors, administers endorsements and contributions established by
corporate and individual gifts as designated. During the 2017-18
school year, the Foundation awarded more than $1.7 million dollars in
scholarships. Additional information regarding this and other
scholarships is available by contacting the VU Foundation at
812-888-4510 or by visiting www.vinu.edu/foundation.