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[University of Wisconsin-Green Bay News Release]

For Immediate Release:

May 19, 2008

UW-Green Bay announces Modern Languages scholarship and award winners

GREEN BAY - The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Modern Languages program has announced its 2008 awards for academic excellence, applied language, and excellence and community service.

Ellen Cook, a Spanish major from Sheboygan, received the Ken Fleurant Modern Languages Scholarship Award. The $1,000 scholarship, named for UW-Green Bay Prof. Emeritus Ken Fleurant, is awarded to a student majoring in French, German or Spanish who intends to pursue a career as a language teacher at the high school or college level.

Modern Languages also presented awards for academic excellence, which recognize outstanding performance and academic achievement; and applied language and community service awards, which reward practical and creative applications of language on campus and in the community.

The following are the award categories and award recipients:

Arabic Anthony Hillier, Pulaski, and Nichole Sotiropoulos, Clintonville, academic excellence awards.

French Mary Thao, Manitowoc, academic excellence; and Crystal Salas, Green Bay, excellence and community service award.

German Mollie Sellen, Sun Prairie, academic excellence; and Benjamin Endres, Menasha, applied language award.

Italian Rachael Holford, Green Bay, academic excellence.

Spanish Tammy Angela Allen, De Pere, academic excellence; and Lyndsay Genevieve Sather, Sheboygan, applied language.

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08-140 | Contact: Mike Heine heinem@uwgb.edu, (920) 465-2526



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