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MLIVE: WMU's Seita Scholars Program mentioned by Gov. Rick Snyder during State of the State

1/18/12

LANSING — Western Michigan University's Seita Scholars Program was mentioned by Gov. Rick Snyder tonight during his second State of the State address. 

Snyder mentioned the program when he talked about the accomplishments the state has made to help foster children, including extending foster-services to age 21.

The scholarship helps former foster care youths pay for tuition and living needs at the university.

WMU President John M. Dunn was in attendance on the House chamber's floor with Kalamazoo Democratic Rep. Sean McCann.

WMU was also the only university to be mentioned by the governor.

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Fritz Klug is a government and taxes reporter for the Kalamazoo Gazette. Contact him at fklug@kalamazoogazette.com or 269-388-2733. Follow him on Twitter or Facebook.

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