Endowed scholarship created in memory of 1993 graduate

Author: Shannon Chapla

The University of Notre Dame has received a $100,000 commitment to endow an undergraduate scholarship in memory of Priscilla A. Peralta, who recently died of cancer.p. To honor Peralta as a warm presence in her residence hall ? Siegfried ? and on campus a decade ago, several of her classmates and friends created the scholarship, which gives preference to students of Filipino heritage.p. The scholarship was initiated by alumna Erinn C. Kelly, who earned her bachelor’s degree in biology from the University in 1993 and law degree from the University of Virginia in 1997. Kelly currently is practicing intellectual property law with a major firm in Atlanta.p. For more information on the Priscilla A. Peralta Endowed Scholarship Fund or to make a contribution, contact Carol Hennion at (574) 631-9385.p.

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