Three Webster Journalism Students Receive Press Club Scholarships

The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis recently announced the 2022 scholarship recipients, which included three Webster University students.

  • Kelly Bowen received the $5,000 St. Louis Press Club/St. Louis Cardinals Mike Shannon Scholarship for Sports Broadcast Journalism/Sports Writers as a journalism student in sports broadcast journalism or sports writing.
  • Jordyn Grimes received the $4,000 St. Louis Press Club/St. Louis Post-Dispatch David Lipman Journalism Scholarship as a journalism student.
  • Katie Bolek Rich received the $2,500 Ronald W. Wade Journalism Scholarship as a minority journalism student.

The Press Club of Metropolitan St. Louis is a professional, social and charitable organization of people who make, cover and influence the news. Members are reporters, editors, news directors, anchors, columnists, professionals in advertising and public relations and others who may be sources of news. 

The organization's mission is to raise awareness and funding for student journalism scholarships and enterprise grants for working, independent journalists to spotlight under-reported topics in our region.

The Press Club serves its members through professional development activities to bolster their skills to address the changing needs of the global communications profession and to offer social activities that build a vital media community.

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