Incoming student honored by Connecticut Broadcasters Association

July 15, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — An incoming Penn State student who plans to study communications has earned the Connecticut Broadcasters Association’s Nelson Brown Scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year.

Caelan Chevrier, who will be a freshman on the University Park campus in the fall, started his radio and television career at a young age when played a small part in a Spanish K-Mart commercial and later hosted his own radio show every Wednesday on WWPT-FM (90.3) in his hometown of Westport, Connecticut.

Along with broadcasting, Cevrier participates in several sports and won the state championship as a member of the volleyball team his junior year.

The Connecticut Broadcasters Association is a nonprofit organization of radio and TV stations in the state. It awards the Nelson Brown Scholarship to Connecticut residents who are pursuing careers in the media industry. Nelson Brown was a longtime speaker of the Connecticut House of Representatives. After his service in World War II, Brown studied broadcasting and became a news broadcaster.

  • Caelan Chevrier

    Caelan Chevrier

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Last Updated July 15, 2020