RIPON, WI (05/06/2010)(readMedia)-- Theresa Kedinger, a senior majoring in Spanish and global studies from Fond du Lac, Wis., was named the recipient of the 2010 Global Studies Achievement Award, the 2010 Deans' Award, and the 2010 Student Leadership Award during a ceremony held April 21, 2010 at Ripon College
The Global Studies Achievement Award recognizes superior work in global studies courses and the ability to help the campus and community understand the peoples and issues that comprise our increasingly interdependent world. The recipient receives a cash award and inscribed copy of The Dictionary of Global Culture.
The Deans' Award recognizes a senior who demonstrates scholarship, leadership, positive character and service to the College.
The Student Leadership Award recognizes student leaders who exhibit dependability, dedication, service to the campus and outstanding leadership qualities.
Kedinger is the daughter of Mrs. Jean Kedinger of Fond du Lac, 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.