W&L Student from Houston, Tx., Recognized by CSS for Winter 2014

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Alex Prather

LEXINGTON, VA (03/26/2014)(readMedia)-- Alex Prather, from Houston, Texas, a senior at Washington and Lee University, was recognized as a General of the Month for her many contributions to W&L.

She is one of 12 recipients recognized this winter term by the Celebrating Student Success (CSS) initiative sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs to inspire engaged citizenship at W&L.

Prather is an economics and global politics double major and poverty and human capability studies minor. A graduate of Stratford High School, she is president of Model United Nations, founder of The Pampoyo (Bolivia) Women's Knitting Cooperative helping the local women sell their knitted goods in the U.S. and president of Engineers Without Borders. She met the Pampoyo women while working on water sanitation projects with Engineers Without Borders.

CSS celebrates the positive accomplishments of individuals and organizations at Washington and Lee University. It recognizes students for the depth and breadth they add to the W&L campus community. Recipients were selected by the CSS Committee, which is composed of students, faculty and staff and any member of the campus community can nominate a W&L student at any time.