Date: May 6, 2009
Contact: Carol Connelly, Director, Media & Communication Services, ext. 5267, email@example.com
PNC Students Recognized for Achievements
WESTVILLE – Purdue University North Central students have earned a number of honors in recent weeks. Awards were presented to:
Student Organization of The Year –- American Sign Language (ASL) Club
Student Organization Member of the Year –-Jonathan Sichtermann, Valparaiso .
Leadership Award– Tom Albano, Chesterton.
Student Organization Advisor of the Year –- John Cates.
Student Government Scholarship – Ryan Crowder, Valparaiso .
Student Government Special Recognition – Lyndsie Daikhi , Michigan City.
Student Government Volunteer of the Year — Larry Barrett, vice chancellor for Enrollment Management & Student Services.
Fine Arts, Convocations and Events Committee (F.A.C.E.) Scholarship – Tracy Wylie, Star City .
F.A.C.E. Executive Committee – Fawn Wright, Portage ; Karissa Inglis, St. John.
Kappa Delta Pi Outstanding Club Member – Leah Goetz, Westville.
Kappa Delta Pi Outstanding Officer – Christy Kelver, LaPorte.
Outstanding Future Reading Teacher – Christine Frank, LaPorte.
Student Education Association Awards – Christine Frank, LaPorte; Jill Cruz, Valparaiso ; Leah Bearss, Portage .
Indiana Student Education Association Community Learning through America ‘s Schools (CLASS) Project – Student Education Association Club
Indiana Student Education Association Outstanding Senior – Tracy Wylie, Star City .
Indiana Student Education Association Scholarship — Tracy Wylie, Star City .
American Sign Language Club Outstanding Club Member – Joyce Taylor, LaPorte.
College of Business Undergraduate Award For Marketing Excellence – Katie Beavin, Wanatah; Sara Steigely, LaPorte; Kathryn Duran, Hobart; Lori Lake, Michigan City; Sabrina Smith, Warsaw; Brandy Tuttle, Valparaiso; Stephanie Menard, Valparaiso; Quinn Walton, Chesterton; Bobby Sweiss, South Bend; Jacob Herrold, Westville; Ashley Schuler, Lake Station and Reilly Robinson, Valparaiso.
Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society – Lyndsie Daikhi, Michigan City; Jessica Ring, Portage; Russell Gasper, Valparaiso.
Outstanding Accounting Student Award – Jon Charlson, Valparaiso .
Information Services Terri Bechinske Student Service Award – Jigarkumar H. Shaw, Michigan City .
Student Services Honoring Diversity – Xia Mei, Chicago.