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First Lori Hacking scholar named
The Salt Lake Tribune
Published May 5, 2006 1:50 am
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Linda Hines, the first recipient of the Lori Kay Soares Hacking Memorial Scholarship, graduates today during the University of Utah's 2006 David Eccles School of Business commencement ceremony. Hines has earned a bachelor's degree in marketing. "Through this scholarship, my future is brighter than it has ever been," Hines said in a statement. "Not only have I benefited but my daughter will have advantages I never dreamed were possible." The scholarship was established in 2004 in memory of the Lori Soares Hacking, a graduate of the U. business school. Last year, Lori Hacking's husband, Mark, confessed to her murder on July 19, 2004. The scholarship embodies hope born of tragedy, Lori Hacking's mother, Thelma Soares, said as she presented a $12,500 check to the U. Business School in Lori Hacking's name. The fund has grown to over $195,000, including $50,000 from Oprah Winfrey. - Shinika A. Sykes

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