Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication

Barrett-Gilger-Lodato Leadership Scholarship

Barrett-Gilger-Lodato Leadership Scholarship

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The Barrett-Gilger-Lodato Leadership Scholarship is designed to provide support for students with demonstrated academic merit, financial need and leadership potential. Evidence of leadership potential could include establishing or leading a student chapter of a professional journalism organization, mentoring other students, initiating or leading a new journalism enterprise, or serving in leadership roles within the school's professional programs.

Impact of Donor Support

  • The Cronkite School’s “teaching hospital” model of education offers students real-world, hands-on training in a live environment.
  • More than 125 students benefited from donor-funded scholarship support during the 2022-2023 academic year.
  • Cronkite students have access to 13 full-immersion professional programs that produce news, information and community engagement on critical issues for the state, region and nation.
  • In the 2021-2022 academic year, more than 400 students were placed into internships.
  • 92% of Cronkite alumni are employed full time.

Our family believes in giving back and sharing the blessings we have received financially and through our time."

Dave Derminio

’74 BS in business, former ASU golfer who supports student-athletes through the Derminio Family Sun Devil Golf Scholarship

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