Telecommunications Relay Service Provider Hamilton Relay Awards California State University Northridge Student with Academic Scholarship

CSUN Student, Kimberly Han, receives $1,000 scholarship for academic excellence

May 26, 2011, 07:00 ET from Hamilton Relay

AURORA, Neb., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamilton Relay, a telecommunications relay service provider for the State of California, has awarded a $1,000 college scholarship to Kimberly Han, a student at California State University, Northridge (CSUN).

Kimberly was awarded the scholarship for her outstanding academic performance and notable involvement in both school and community activities. In addition to maintaining a GPA above 3.50, Kimberly has volunteered in extracurricular activities, including helping to plan the National Center on Deafness' Annual Sign n' Run fundraising event and chaperoning and assisting a contestant in the Miss Deaf CSUN pageant.

"A college education is one of the most important assets an individual can have.  It opens doors and offers exposure to opportunities," said Hamilton Relay Vice President, Dixie Ziegler. "We are proud to support an excellent student like Kimberly in her path to earning her college degree and wish her success in reaching her personal and professional goals."

The Hamilton Relay University Scholarship opportunity is extended to qualifying students who are deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind or have difficulty speaking and attend the following universities; Gallaudet, Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf (RIT/NTID), and California State University, Northridge (CSUN).

Kimberly is pursuing a degree in Psychology and aspires to take a professional path toward Communications, Marketing or Entrepreneurship.

About Hamilton Relay

Hamilton Relay offers a variety of services including Traditional Relay Services, Captioned Telephone and Internet Relay services.  Hamilton provides Traditional Relay and/or Captioned Telephone services to 18 states, the District of Columbia, the Island of Saipan and the Virgin Islands. More information is available at

About California State University Northridge

California State University, Northridge has more than 33,000 full- and part-time students and offers 66 bachelor's and 53 master's degrees as well as 28 teaching credential programs. Founded in 1958, CSUN is among the largest single-campus universities in the nation and the only four-year public university in the San Fernando Valley. The university serves as the intellectual, economic and cultural heart of the Valley and beyond.

SOURCE Hamilton Relay