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Chuck and Robin deKrafft Staff Scholarship to Benefit Appalachian Staff

BOONE — Chuck deKrafft, an investment advisor for Lincoln Financial Advisors, has established the Chuck and Robin deKrafft Staff Scholarship at Appalachian State University.

The scholarship will benefit full-time staff members who are working towards a degree in either graduate or undergraduate studies on a part-time basis. Four $250 scholarships will be awarded during the Jan. 11 Appalachian Staff Council meeting.

deKrafft works with faculty and EPA employees on campus. He established the scholarship to give back to the university community.

Applications for the spring 2005 scholarship are available on the staff council website at

Recipients of the Chuck and Robin deKrafft Staff Scholarship must be a full-time, permanent Appalachian State University SPA staff employees who have been accepted as a degree-seeking graduate or undergraduate student at Appalachian and have a minimum predicted or maintained grade point average of 2.5 for undergraduate or 3.0 for graduate work.

The scholarship may be used for tuition, books and other related expenses associated with being an undergraduate or graduate student.

For more information call Julie Hutchens, chair, Staff Council Scholarship Committee, at 262-3085 or e-mail