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Student awarded scholarship from Edelweiss Club for 2011-12

Jim Nolan (right), president of the local Edelweiss Club, presents Andrea Yarbrough with the Edelweiss Club of Clarksville APSU German Scholarship. Yarbrough is a German language major at Austin Peay State University. (Photo provided by Norbert Puszkar, APSU associate professor of German)

Jim Nolan (right), president of the local Edelweiss Club, presents Andrea Yarbrough with the Edelweiss Club of Clarksville APSU German Scholarship. Yarbrough is a German language major at Austin Peay State University. (Photo provided by Norbert Puszkar, APSU associate professor of German)

Andrea Yarbrough, an Austin Peay State University German language major, was awarded a $500 scholarship from the Clarksville Edelweiss Club for the 2011-12 academic year.           

Jim Nolan, president of the local Edelweiss Club, recently presented Yarbrough with the Clarksville Edelweiss Club Scholarship. The club awards the annual $500 scholarship to an APSU student who is majoring or minoring in German.

Yarbrough plans to be a German teacher after graduation.

The Clarksville Edelweiss Club is a nonprofit organization that was founded to uphold and promote German heritage and tradition.           

For more information about the German scholarship, contact Norbert Puszkar, associate professor of German at APSU, by telephone at (931) 221-6391 or by email at puszkarn@apsu.edu. -- Melony Shemberger