Kristi Kendall Receives Ripon College Jean G. Wooley WIDS Professional Development Award

RIPON, WI (05/04/2010)(readMedia)--  Kristi Kendall, a senior majoring in educational studies and English from Elkhart Lake, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 Jean G. Wooley WIDS Professional Development Award during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College

 The Jean G. Woolley WIDS Professional Development Award includes credit toward tuition and expense funds for the attendance at a Wisconsin Instructional Design Systems (WIDS) and Assessing Learning Workshop. The award is given to two students selected by the education department with career plans in either elementary or secondary education.

 Kendall is the daughter of Mr. Dean Kendall of Elkhart Lake, Wis.

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