Reading resident Margaret Dolben wins outstanding student achievement award at Connecticut College

NEW LONDON, CT (05/16/2012)(readMedia)-- Margaret Dolben, a senior at Connecticut College, was awarded the Crabtree Award, which is given in recognition of Jim and Ann Crabtree and their foundational efforts in developing the Theater Program at Connecticut College, this award is given by fellow students to a senior who is recognized for dedicated involvement and outstanding work in all capacities of theater at Connecticut College. Dolben was presented with the award at the annual Honors & Awards ceremony at Connecticut College on May 1.

Dolben is a 2008 graduate of Northfield Mount Hermon School.

At the ceremony, the awards were presented by President Leo I. Higdon, Jr. and Armando I. Bengochea, dean of the college. Jennifer A. Fredricks, associate professor and chair of human development faculty director, Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy, gave the keynote address.

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