Helen Austin Receives Ripon College Achievement Award for Art

RIPON, WI (05/04/2010)(readMedia)--  Helen Austin, a senior majoring in business administration and art from Vadnais Heights, Minn., was named the recipient of the 2010 Achievement Award in Art during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College.

 The Achievement Award in Art recognizes a student who has demonstrated superior enthusiasm and creativity in visual arts.

 Austin is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. L Thomas Austin, Jr. of Vadnais Heights, Minn.

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