Scholarship in memory of Lorena Sandoval
Early Saturday morning, September 15, 2007, Lorena Sandoval,a twenty-one-year-old senior majoring in entrepreneurship at the University of North Texas, was strangled in her apartment by her ex-boyfriend, Sean Kresse, 24. She would have graduated in May, undoubtedly with honors, as her GPA was a 4.0. We, the undersigned, are seeking to establish a scholarship in the name of Lorena Sandoval, a hard-working student and wonderful person who recognized her goals and sought to achieve them. The scholarship would be awarded to any student, regardless of ethnic background, who has a personal drive to achieve his or her academic goals at the University of North Texas. Applicants would complete the appropriate financial aid and scholarship application and submit a short essay detailing the proposed plan of study and their goals at the University of North Texas. We believe the academic success of Lorena Sandoval should be recognized by the University of North Texas since she was attending the school on scholarships she received. We beg you, the University of North Texas, to discuss this potential scholarship with the surrounding academic community of students, faculty, and alumni. Sincerely, the undersigned.