FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

JUNE 8, 2000

Contact Karen Sanborn

734.487.4400

karen.sanborn@emich.edu

EMU's COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY HONORS SION

YPSILANTI - Dearborn resident Yasmine Sion was one of eight students honored by the College of Technology at Eastern Michigan University, for outstanding academic achievement. Sion captured three awards during a special banquet at the Ypsilanti Marriot at Eagle Crest. She was awarded the Richard and Norma Sarns Scholarship, the Rhona Gayleard Scholarship, and the National Business Education Association Award.

A 1995 graduate of Fordson High School, Dearborn, Mich., Sion did her student teaching with Dearborn High School business students.

Founded in 1849, Eastern Michigan University is the fifth largest university in Michigan with 23,000 students, offering nearly 200 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral fields of study in arts and sciences, business, education, health and human services, and technology. Founded as the state's first institution for teacher training, EMU remains the country's largest producer of K-12 educational personnel.

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