Local Students Receive Awards at Ripon College
The following area Ripon College students were recently honored at the 2012 Awards Convocation, an annual event recognizing student achievement during the academic year:
Ellen Byler, a senior AnthropologyandFrench major from Waukesha. She is the daughter of Dr. Charles A Byler and Ms. Kimbeli J. Wilson of Waukesha, Wis.Byler received the following honor(s):
Membership in Lambda Alpha. Lambda Alpha is a departmental honor society that recognizes outstanding achievement in anthropology.
Membership in the Laurel Society. The Laurel Society is Ripon College's senior honorary organization, recognizing student achievement in all disciplines. Founded in 1965 as an honorary and service organization for junior and senior women only, it later welcomed men as well. While it has at times engaged in service activities on campus and in the community, its primary function is honorary.
The Achievement Award in French. This award is given to a senior doing outstanding work in the study of French.
Joshua Fabian, a senior Exercise Science major from New Berlin. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Fabian of New Berlin, Wis.Fabian received the following honor(s):
Membership in Pi Lambda Theta. Pi Lambda Theta is an international honor society and professional association in education. It was founded in 1910. Its mission is to provide leadership for the teaching profession; promote academic excellence in all educational levels; provide leadership development for all members; foster an environment for professional growth; and to recognize outstanding educators. Pi Lambda Theta is open to senior undergraduates completing programs in education who have an overall GPA of 3.5. Ripon College recently established a Direct Honors relationship with the society. This is the first year that Ripon College students have been nominated for membership in Pi Lambda Theta.