Rachel Tinon receives Nolle Scholarship


Huntington, Ind.— Alpha Chi and Indian Beta Chapter member Rachel Tinon, a junior English major from Pataskala, Ohio, has been named one of ten Alpha Chi Nolle Scholarship winners for 2004-2005. The nomination was based on a research paper she wrote while in Oxford, England, as part of a Shakespeare seminar. Her paper was titled, “Bruised Read, Smoking Flax: Shakespeare’s Portrayal of Puritanism in ‘Twelfth Night’ and ‘Measure for Measure.’” Tinon presented the paper at the 2004 Alpha Chi regional conference, where she received the scholarship.

Alpha Chi awards $45,000 a year in twenty-one scholarships and fellowships to individual members. The Alfred H. Nolle Scholarship, with a stipend of $1,500, is for the senior year of undergraduate study. For eligibility, a nominee must be a full-time undergraduate student in the fall of the academic year following his or her nomination in the spring. This scholarship is named after Dr. Alfred Nolle, who served as the Society's secretary-treasurer for 41 years. Ten Nolle Scholarships are awarded each year:

Nolle Scholars, 2004-05

Josette J. Arvizu, New Mexico State University
Teresa L. Earley, Lee University, Tennessee
Linda A. Harris, Roanoke College, Virginia
Toni Hoelscher, Texas Lutheran University
Mary J. McIlwain, Pepperdine University, California
Maura Mills, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts,
Manish Y. Patel, Christian Brothers University, Tennessee
Christienne M. Robertson, East Central University, Oklahoma
Trisha N. Stephens, Belmont University, Tennessee
Rachel L. Tinon, Huntington College, Indiana

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. USNews & World Report ranks Huntington among the top comprehensive colleges in the Midwest. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana. The College is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).

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