Jessica Davey Receives Ripon College Prize in Education

RIPON, WI (05/04/2010)(readMedia)--  Jessica Davey, a senior majoring in educational studies and environmental studies from Berlin, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 Burton J. Stallard Prize in Education during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College.

 The Burton J. Stallard, Class of 1926, Prize in Education is a cash award and letter of credit for the purchase of books. The prize recognizes a senior with a career goal in education who has shown insight into fundamental issues, has been involved in education-related experiences, possesses broad interests beyond the field itself and has an above-average academic record.

 Davey is the daughter of Mr. Jeffery Davey and Mrs. Renee Davey of Berlin, Wis.

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