Shan Wins Aquino Award

Gururaj ShaGururaj Shann, president of the AHANA Leadership Council (ALC) and A&S ’12, was awarded the Aquino Scholarship at the Second Annual Benigno and Corazon Aquino Scholarship banquet on Monday night.

In its 16th year at Boston College, this scholarship recognizes a college junior who demonstrates involvement in community service, leadership in extracurricular activities, as well as academic achievement and positive contributions to the Asian American community and concern for its issues both on and off campus.

The scholarship awarded Shan with $15,000 toward his senior year tuition, and all finalists received up to $3,000. Both the Shan and the finalists received $1,000 BC Bookstore gift certificates.

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