Rebecca Shackleton Receives Ripon College J. T. Lewis Prize

RIPON, WI (05/06/2010)(readMedia)--  Rebecca Shackleton, a first-year from Appleton, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 J.T. Lewis Prize during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College.

 The J. T. Lewis Prize recognizes student who shows outstanding initiative and performance in the introductory biology courses. The prize includes a one-year subscription to Scientific America magazine.

 Shackleton is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Todd Shackleton of Appleton, Wis.

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