Lucy Burgchardt Receives Two Ripon College Awards

RIPON, WI (05/04/2010)(readMedia)--  Lucy Burgchardt, a senior majoring in anthropology and French from Fort Collins, Colo., was named the recipient of the 2010 Achievement Award in Anthropology and the 2010 Achievement Award in French during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College.

 The Achievement Award for Anthropology recognizes an outstanding senior active in the field of anthropology. The Achievement Award in French recognizes an outstanding student in the French department. The recipient receives a cash award.

 Burgchardt is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Carl R. Burgchardt of Fort Collins, Colo.

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