Indianapolis - Aug 6, 2009 - The Ennes Education Foundation Trust, an organization that grants scholarships, presents broadcast engineering-related educational programs, seminars and workshops, and helps to underwrite costs associated with publishing technical books and manuals, has awarded four scholarships for 2009. The recipients are chosen from applications received by July 1, 2009 from the previous 12 months.
The Harold E. Ennes and Robert D. Greenberg scholarships are awarded to individuals interested in continuing or beginning their education in broadcast engineering and technology. The Youth Scholarship is specifically for a graduating high school senior interested in broadcast engineering as a career. Each scholarship awarded this year is for $1,500.
This year there are two Harold E. Ennes Scholarship recipients: Marissa Acosta and Ruben Berlanga-Randall.
Acosta, from Somerville, MA, has a Bachelor of Science of Humanities and Science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is currently enrolled at the Cleveland Institute of Electronics majoring in electronics technology and broadcast engineering. Acosta is the studio facility coordinator at Cambridge Community Television. She will use the scholarship to further her studies at CIE to help prepare her for a technical leadership role in future career positions.
Ruben Berlanga-Randall, from The Colony, TX, will use his scholarship toward tuition fees at the University of North Texas. He will major in radio, television and film. He is currently the A/V technician for the University of Texas, Dallas, and the audio engineer for the House of Blues, Dallas.
Receiving the Robert Greenberg Scholarship is Russell S. VanderHorst from Goffstown, NH. VanderHorst has an Associate's Degree in electrical engineering technology from the Cleveland Institute of Technology. He will use this scholarship toward his tuition at World College, where he is majoring in electronic engineering.
Jeffrey E. Miller, CTO, from Parma Heights, OH, received the Youth Scholarship. Miller is an SBE youth member and is a graduate of Valley Forge High School. He will attend Cuyahoga Community College to attain an Associates degree in electronic engineering. He then plans to transfer to the Cleveland Institute of Technology to earn his Bachelor's degree in electronic engineering.
The Ennes Educational Foundation Trust is affiliated with the Society of Broadcast Engineers.