Annie Patton Named Outstanding Senior Woman at Mount Union

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ALLIANCE, OH (05/02/2011)(readMedia)-- Annie Patton of Darlington, Pennsylvania, was named Outstanding Senior Woman during the University of Mount Union's annual Senior Recognition and Honors Convocation held Tuesday, April 19.

An exercise science major, Patton's campus activities include Campus Crusade for Christ, Fellowship for Christian Athletes, Religious Life Council, Raider Relief, Exercise Science Club, Pre-Health Professions Club, Alpha Lambda Delta and Mount Union Student Athletic Advisory Committee. She is also a member of Mount Union's women's indoor and outdoor track team, and has been named to the dean's list numerous times. Patton is a graduate of Blackhawk High School.

These awards have been presented to deserving seniors for more than 30 years. Nominations are based upon leadership, citizenship, service and scholarship.

About the University of Mount Union

The University of Mount Union, founded in 1846, is a four-year, private institution grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Mount Union offers an array of broad-based and career-specific undergraduate and graduate programs to its 2,200 students who experience outstanding opportunities for success after graduation. Ranked as one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report, the University is committed to providing a student-centered approach and an exceptional educational experience, as evidenced by its mission to prepare students for fulfilling lives, meaningful work and responsible citizenship. The University's 115-acre campus is located in Alliance, Ohio, 80 miles of both Cleveland and Pittsburgh, and more than $100 million has been invested in the construction and renovation of modern facilities throughout the course of the past decade. For more information, visit