Talya Petersik Receives Ripon College Achievement Award in Psychology

RIPON, WI (05/06/2010)(readMedia)-- Talya Petersik, a senior majoring in psychology and religion from Ripon, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 Achievement Award in Psychology during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College

The award recognizes an outstanding senior majoring in psychology. The recipient receives an individual plaque.

Petersik is the daughter of Dr. Timothy Petersik and Mrs. Nancy Buck Hintz, both of Ripon, Wis.

About Ripon College

Ripon College, founded in 1851, prepares students of diverse interests for lives of productive, socially responsible citizenship. Ripon's liberal arts curriculum and residential campus create an intimate learning community in which students experience a richly personalized education. Ripon has consistently been recognized as a "best value" and "Best 371 College" by The Princeton Review; a "Best Buy in College Education" by Barron's; a "Best Liberal-Arts College" by Washington Monthly; one of the 40 best liberal-arts colleges nationwide for value by U.S. News and World Report; and among the top 100 private colleges in the nation overall and for value by Forbes Magazine. For more information about Ripon College, visit www.ripon.edu.