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2013 Region 5 NCC Student Chapter Grant Winners Announced

Thursday, March 14, 2013   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kim Winter, Region 5 NCC Grant Committee Chair

The 2013 AITP National Collegiate Conference (NCC) will be held April 4-7 in St. Louis, MO. Region 5 provides grants to Region 5 student chapters to help defray the costs of participating in the NCC.

There were 12 entries received for this year's Region 5 grant. The Region 5 Board of Directors approved three grants of $250 each to be awarded for use in attending the 18th annual conference.

The entries were evaluated on:

  • completeness of funding request
  • student chapter activities/accomplishments through the previous year
  • number of students that will be attending the NCC
  • number of competitions and number of teams that the chapter will be entering in the competitions
  • activities undertaken by the student chapters to obtain the funds to cover the costs to attend
  • description of how the funds would be utilized if awarded

The winners are, in no particular order:

The other student chapters who submitted applications were:

We want to thank all the student chapters for participating in the grant process this year. The applications from Region 5 for the NCC Grant tally 112 students (Wow – Yes 112!) planning to attend the NCC. Our student chapters boast some of the best and brightest and have had several contest winners in recent years. We anxiously await the results of this year's competitions and wish all the best to all our students and teams in St. Louis, "The Gateway to Your IT Future!".

This year's NCC Grant Selection Committee consisted of Brian Runyon, Twin City Chapter (Bloomington, IL); Brent Davingman, Twin City Chapter (Bloomington, IL) and the chairperson, Kim Winter, Northeastern Wisconsin Chapter (Appleton/Green Bay, WI). Our thanks to Brian, Brent and Kim for the hours spent reviewing all the applications.

Region 5, the "Pacesetter Region", represents 12 professional, 1 satellite and 44 student chapters in Illinois, Indiana, Eastern Iowa, Northern Kentucky, St. Louis Metro Area of Missouri, Michigan and Wisconsin. Region 5 provides a vehicle for the exchange of information among chapters in the Region, as well as educational and networking opportunities for its members.


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