Pitzer College Student Named 2011 Kemper Scholar

Claremont, Calif. (May 3, 2011) — Pitzer College student Leonardo Flores '14 was named a 2011 Kemper Scholar. The program is sponsored by the James S. Kemper Foundation.

Flores is completing this his first year at Pitzer College. Through this grant, he will participate in two internships over the course of the next two summers.

"Kemper Scholars represent academically superior, community spirited, committed, and well-rounded undergraduates from a group of fifteen excellent liberal arts colleges around the country," explains Dr. Ryan LaHurd, president and executive director of the James S. Kemper Foundation. "Throughout the over six decades of the program, scholars have gone on to make outstanding contributions as leaders in organizations around the country."

The Kemper Scholars Program prepares students for leadership and service in the management of for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. The program aims to promote education in the liberal arts while providing students opportunities for career exploration and practical experience through internships.

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