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Twin City Chapter Presents Student Award

Thursday, April 18, 2013   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Elias Sahyouni, Twin City Education Director

On April 18, 2013, the AITP Twin City Chapter in Bloomington/Normal, IL honored an Illinois State University student for superior academic and extracurricular involvement.

The chapter is proud to announce the recipient of the $1,000 Student Award. The award is given out annually to a student chapter AITP member that has at least 60 credit hours and is in an IT related field. Students must portray leadership skills, campus involvement, and strong academics.

Twin City Education Director and Student Chapter Liaison Elias Sahyouni (left) presents the Twin City $1000 student award check to Andrew Lester of Illinois State University

The recipient this year is Andrew Lester of Illinois State University. Andrew is currently the student chapter Treasurer of the Student AITP Club, where he manages their finances and also gives class presentations to encourage new students to join AITP. Often, Andrew takes on other miscellaneous duties as a club officer as well.

Andrew is a Network and Telecommunications Management major with an Accounting minor. He has managed a 3.57 cumulative GPA and a 3.87 Major GPA, earning spots on the Dean's list several semesters. Andrew is also a National Science Foundation Scholar. This summer, Andrew will work as a Technical Analyst Intern at State Farm, as he pursues a career-goal of becoming a Network Engineer.


Vicki Hampton says...
Posted Monday, April 22, 2013
E - I am so proud so see you active in a professional chapter! Thank you for coming to the 2013 NCC in St. Louis and helping out with the S2P booth. You are a great asset to AITP!

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