Jessica DeHamer Receives Ripon College Samuel N. Pickard Award

RIPON, WI (05/04/2010)(readMedia)--  Jessica DeHamer, a senior majoring in business administration and educational studies from Neenah, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 Samuel N. Pickard Award during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College.

 The award is given to the members of the upperclass who have made the most significant contribution to Ripon College through scholarship, athletic achievement, and personal character.

 DeHamer is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jeff DeHamer of Neenah, Wis.

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