News Archives     Campus Events     University Publications


May 7, 2008

Contact Timothy Schorr at 608-796-3769 or tbschorr@viterbo.edu

VITERBO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AWARDED LIBERACE SCHOLARSHIPS

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Viterbo University students Anna Koll and Katherine Weber have been named Liberace Scholars for the 2008–09 academic year.

Koll and Weber will each receive this prestigious $4,000 scholarship, which are made possible by a grant from the Liberace Foundation for the Performing and Creative Arts and matching funds from Viterbo.

A native of Appleton, Koll is a music education major at Viterbo. She has won a first place at the state National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition, and two third places in NATS national auditions. She is active with the St. Francis Choir, regularly performs in music department recitals, and has participated in the annual Viterbo Opera Scenes production.

Weber, a native of Holmen, is a music vocal performance major at Viterbo. She has won first place in the state NATS competition, and she was Miss Holmen 2007 and was a participant in the Miss Wisconsin Pageant. She is active in the Viterbo Concert Choir, and sang the role of Katherine in the Viterbo production of Riders to the Sea. Weber most recently sang the role of Katy in Plain and Fancy, the same role her mother, Rebecca (Granum) Weber, sang in the 1977 Viterbo production of the musical.

The mission of the Liberace Foundation for the Performing and Creative Arts is to help talented students pursue careers in the performing and creative arts through scholarship assistance. Viterbo is one of only 110 colleges and universities in the U.S. to be awarded a Liberace Foundation grant in the past 32 years. This is the eighth consecutive year in which Viterbo has received an award.

Recent News

Icon University of Opportunity: Hope and Help Campaign Announcement

Since the trustees-approved University of Opportunity: Hope and Help comprehensive campaign began quietly in January 2008, $37 million of the $40 million goal has been raised.


Icon Viterbo Granted Approval to Offer First Doctorate Program: Doctor of Nursing Practice
The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges (HLC) has granted Viterbo University approval to offer a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree beginning this fall.
Icon Viterbo University Named to G.I. Jobs List of Military Friendly Schools
Viterbo University has been named to G.I. Jobs 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools, which recognizes the top 15 percent of colleges, universities, and trade schools nationwide that deliver the best experience for military students.


RSS FeedSubscribe to RSS Feed      News Archives
University Publications