National Press Club

NATIONAL PRESS CLUB ANNOUNCES ZIMMERMAN SCHOLARSHIP WINNER

Washington, DC -- The National Press Club, the world’s leading professional organization for journalists, announces that Charles

Shotton of Kitty Hawk, NC, has won the $5,000 Richard G. Zimmerman Scholarship for 2013. He will attend the

University of North Carolina at Wilmington this fall.

The Richard G. Zimmerman Scholarship is named for a long-time National Press Club member who died in 2008 and endowed a scholarship in aid of high school seniors who wish to pursue a career in journalism. Recipients receive a one-time award of $5,000.

Supporting the scholarship fund: Tax deductible donations for all scholarships are made to: Friends of the National Journalism Library, 529 14th St., NW, Washington, DC 20045.