Charleston -- The Eastern Illinois University Vincent P. and Pamela R. Gutowski Scholarship has been presented to Grant Woods of Shelbyville.
Woods is the son of Kenneth and Veda Woods. He is a 1987 graduate of Shelbyville High School and is currently a senior at EIU majoring in Geography.
The award is administered through the Eastern Illinois University Foundation and presented to Junior or Senior students who have been in residence for at least two semesters (including semester of the award) and majoring in Geography. Students must show outstanding scholarship (minimal overall GPA of 3.0) and dedication to the field of Geography.
The Foundation, with an endowment exceeding $57.1 million, was established in 1953 and annually distributes more than 500 scholarships and awards to EIU students and faculty. All scholarships and awards are privately funded and held in trust by the Foundation.