Matthew Paquette Receives Ripon College Franklin L. Stone Award

RIPON, WI (05/06/2010)(readMedia)--  Matthew Paquette, a sophomore majoring in chemistry and Spanish from Waukesha, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 Franklin L. Stone Award during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College.

 The award recognizes an outstanding sophomore majoring in chemistry. The recipient receives the book, The Merck Index.

 Paquette is the son of Mr. Gary Paquette of Waukesha, Wis. and Ms. Nancy Lucchesi of Brookfield, Wis.

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