seal  Student Honors

November 7, 2003

Purdue students receive leadership awards

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Nine Purdue sophomores received awards at the 13th Annual Emily Mauzy Vogel Sophomore Leadership Development Conference held recently at Camp Tecumseh in Brookston, Ind.

Four attendees receiving the Emerging Leaders Award were: Chelsea Steele (engineering, South Bend, Ind.), Megan Keffaber (management, North Manchester, Ind.), Ashley Koehn (liberal arts, Fon du Lac, Wis.), and Ryan Thieme (management, Monroeville, Ind.).

Jonathan Hoggatt (pharmacy, West Lafayette) received the 2003 Betty Nelson Skilled Leader Award. The four finalists for the award were: Kira Ann Larimore (pharmacy, Camden, Ind.), David Mullaly (engineering, New Johnsonville, Tenn.), A.J. Pheasant (agriculture, West Lafayette), and Kristine Rasmussen (science, Crown Point, Ind.).

The two-day conference, sponsored by the Student Activities and Organizations Area of the Office of the Dean of Students, is funded by an endowment from Purdue alumni Robert (1906-2000) and Ruth (1907-1997) Mauzy, and is named for their daughter, Emily Mauzy Vogel (1930-2000).

Dugger named Purdue Alumni Student Ambassador president

WEST LAFAYETTE – David R. Dugger, Granger, Ind., was elected president of the Purdue Alumni Association Student Ambassadors (PAASA).

A junior in the School of Technology, Dugger is majoring in organizational leadership and supervision, with a minor in psychology. He has been a member of PAASA for two years and also is involved in Phi Gamma Delta and Boiler Gold Rush.

"David is an excellent leader," says Suzanne Dougherty, PAASA adviser and assistant director of clubs and young alumni. "We know that he will continue to improve the organization and help spread the word about the Alumni Association."

PAASA is a student organization that works to increase student awareness of the services provided by the Purdue Alumni Association. Among the many events the group sponsors is the Senior Send-Off for graduating seniors.