ED PIETTE LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP – Sponsored by NATAS-UMW
Joel Schmidt – Loras College (Dubuque, IA)
Joel is a Media Studies Major at Loras College in Dubuque, IA. He took over last spring as a sophomore producing SportsZONE, a twenty-minute sportscast at Loras and was also named an anchor beginning this past fall of his junior year.
Joel also announces and works on their live sports productions and does behind the scenes work for their newscast, LCTV News.
“This scholarship means a great deal to me as it allows me to continue my pursuit of a degree at Loras and also affirms what I have been doing and gives me a great deal of confidence knowing I am going about it the right way. I am very thankful to the committee for awarding me this scholarship and allowing me to continue my pursuit of doing what I love.”