Kent State Graduate Student Named YouToo Scholarship Winner

Meghan Caprez, a graduate student in the School of Communication Studies at Kent State University, received the $1,000 YouToo Social Media Conference Scholarship at this year's event.

Meghan is a 2015 graduate of the public relations program in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Kent State who has helped with YouToo planning for four years.

She has served as a board member of the Kent State chapter of Public Relations Student Society of America, has worked for Student Media in multiple roles. She's held internships with the Akron Civic Theatre; Our Lady of the Elms; Communications Factory, Inc.; and the College of Communication and Information at Kent State. She spent a spring in Orlando participating in the Disney College Program, networking with leaders, taking part in personal and career development classes, and building transferable skills such as problem-solving, teamwork, guest service and effective communication. She has even traveled abroad to study public relations and advertising in London and Dublin. She is active in the Communication Graduate Student Association, participates in PRSSA activities and was tapped by Disney to join its prestigious Alumni Program as a staff member this summer.

Thank you to the many YouToo sponsors and attendees who make this and other annual Akron Area PRSA scholarships possible.

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