Pachia Xiong Receives Ripon College Student Leadership Award

RIPON, WI (05/06/2010)(readMedia)--  Pachia Xiong, a senior majoring in psychology from Milwaukee, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 Student Leadership Award during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College.

 The student leadership award recognizes student leaders who exhibit dependability, dedication, service to the campus and outstanding leadership qualities.

 Xiong is the daughter of Ms. Mee Vang of Milwaukee, Wis.

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