Posted by Mary Wimberley on 2006-08-30

Samford University senior Crystal Lorraine Arbo of Hueytown was selected to receive a 2006-07 UPS Scholarship valued at $2,750.

Arbo is one of about 655 UPS Scholars at private colleges and universities across the nation. The scholarships are funded annually by the UPS Educational Endowment Fund, which was established by United Parcel Service at the Foundation for Independent Higher Education (FIHE) in Washington, D.C. FIHE administers the program in Alabama in cooperation with the Alabama Association of Independent Colleges.

Recipients are chosen on the basis of excellence in academic achievement and worthiness.

Arbo, an exercise science and sports medicine major, is the daughter of Catherine Arbo Cook.

At Samford, she is a member of Alpha Lambda Delta, Hypatia and Phi Kappa Phi honor societies, Gamma Sigma Sigma service sorority and the Student Recruitment Team.

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.