(Pacific Grove, CA - August 7, 2006) -- The Board of Directors of The John Bayliss Broadcast Foundation has announced that 14 college and graduate-level students at colleges and universities nationwide have each been awarded a $5,000 Bayliss Radio Scholarship for the 2006 - 2007 academic year.

Since 1985, over 300 exceptional candidates have been selected to become Bayliss Broadcasters, our radio scholarship recipients. These ambitious students were selected to receive the Bayliss Radio Scholarship because of their academic achievement and extracurricular radio activities, their passion for radio and their desire to contribute to the overall advancement of the radio industry.

The colleges and universities represented are:

Bowling Green State University
Central Michigan University
Central Michigan University
Columbia University
Howard University
Ithaca College
Michigan State University
Monmouth University
Newbury College
Northwestern University
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Syracuse University
Syracuse University
University of Southern California
Bayliss Broadcasters:

Stephen Merrill
Bryan Carr
Harrison Van Dort
Lauren Moraski
Karen Lawson
Andrew Steeley
Jeremy Whiting
Peter Lepore
Patricia Flaherty
Thanh-Giang Nguyen
Oscar Schlenker
Daniel Bumpus
Christopher Villani
Caitlan Carroll

Several past and present scholarship recipients will be introduced at the annual Bayliss Radio Roast to be held Thursday, March 22, 2007. That evening, a renowned radio industry figure will be roasted at the Cipriani 42nd Street venue in New York City. Proceeds from this premiere event benefit the Bayliss Foundation’s scholarship and internship programs.

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