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East Berlin Resident Receives Vira I. Heinz Scholarship

Carrie Heiney, a resident of East Berlin, Pa., has received the 2006 Vira I. Heinz Scholarship for Study Abroad at Duquesne University.

The $5,000 scholarship is awarded annually to full-time female students during their junior year. Heiney, a student in the School of Nursing, will study in Sicily, Italy this summer.

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