Ross Heintzkill Receives Two Ripon College Awards

RIPON, WI (05/06/2010)(readMedia)-- Ross Heintzkill, a senior majoring in politics and government from Green Bay, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 Achievement Award in National Security Studies and the 2010 Alumni Association Senior Award during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College.

  The Achievement Award in National Security Studies recognizes outstanding students in national security studies who have gone above and beyond in the field. The recipient of the award receives a certificate and an engraved pen.

  The Alumni Association Senior Award recognizes members of the senior class who have, through leadership, enthusiasm, involvement and personal achievement, contributed to the betterment of life on the Ripon College campus.

  Heintzkill is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Mark Heintzkill of Green Bay, Wis.

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