Luke Lockhart Receives Ripon College Mrs. John James Communication Award

RIPON, WI (05/04/2010)(readMedia)--  Luke Lockhart, a senior majoring in communication and philosophy from Richland Center, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 Mrs. John James Communication Award at a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College.

 The Mrs. John James Communication Award recognizes the best senior speech communication major. The award includes a cash prize.

 Lockhart is the son of Mr. Jeffery Lockhart and Dr. Margaret Armstrong of Richland Center, Wis.

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