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February 2012 News Releases

Washburn University bestows excellence award

Washburn University has awarded the Student Life Achieving Excellence Award to Judy McCourt, secretary, human services office. McCourt was nominated for “always going the extra mile to help students with all sorts of different needs.” One nominator stated “she daily stands in awe at how Judy treats our students.”

The Student Life Achieving Excellence Award is presented monthly to the faculty, staff or community leader who has been nominated, and who demonstrates excellence in working with individual students, student groups or organizations. This award is a way to recognize individuals who most exemplify these principles based on everyday behaviors or special isolated events and activities that make Washburn a special place for students to learn and excel.

For more information regarding the award, call the Washburn student life office at (785) 670-2100.

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Amanda Hughes, university relations, (785) 670-2153