Dr. Edeltraute “Terry” Vialpando came to Sault Ste. Marie In 1967, where she began a long career of teaching foreign languages, mostly French, for the Sault Branch of Michigan Tech, later LSSU. She received the LSSU Distinguished Teaching Award in 1981. This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in French studies with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and who has earned at least 26 LSSU credits. Recommendation is made by the Dean of the College of Arts, Letters and Social Sciences and the French Studies faculty.