Friday, September 3, 2010

Former UIS players get tuition help

Kelly Thompson, Jeanell Randolph and Natalie Bertucci, who were among six players who lost their athletic scholarships and were cut by coach Marne Fauser from the University of Illinois Springfield women's basketball team after last season, are receiving tuition assistance from the university this semester.

Randolph said she is receiving $500 per semester from UIS. The junior expected to receive more than what she was awarded.

Randolph and Thompson said they were offered tuition money for each semester until they reach 120 credit hours.

The story was featured in a September 3, 2010, article in The State Journal-Register.

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