Thursday, April 24, 2014

BW Senior Wins Stilwell Scholarship

BW senior Criminal Justice major Luke Berry '14, is the second of two BW students to win a 2014  Charles Stilwell Scholarship. The Akron native was chosen to receive the competitive $4,000 award based on his outstanding performance in a prestigious 2013 internship with the Ohio High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA).

The 2010 Revere High School graduate says he heard about the internship through criminal justice professor Dr. San Marco, and counts the experience as priceless.

"The analysts at HIDTA put a lot of time and effort in providing the valuable training I received in my time as a Criminal Intelligence Analyst," said Berry who took part in numerous criminal investigations and enjoyed the camaraderie of the HIDTA team. "Everyone who works there is a part of a tight-knit community and they couple a great sense of humor with a strong work ethic."

Berry's own work ethic has kept him active on the BW campus, as well. He is president of BW's Intercollegiate Sporting Association (ISA), co-founder, manager, and player on the BW Men's Rugby Club, and serves as Vice President of the Archery Club and College Republicans.