STUDENTS RECEIVE PRESIDENT'S AWARD AT COMMENCEMENT
Pittsburgh, May 13, 2010 Ė During this yearís May 8 Commencement ceremony at
La Roche College, two graduates were honored for their academic excellence and personal values with the 2010 Presidentís Award for Leadership and Scholarship.
The award, which is the most prestigious offered to a traditional and non-traditional undergraduate student, was presented to each recipient by La Roche College President Sister Candace Introcaso, CDP, Ph.D. The annual award goes to students who have exemplary academic records (minimum 3.0 QPA), who exemplify the values and characteristics of the Collegeís mission statement, and who are effective leaders either on campus, in the workplace, or in the community.
Dalila Scott, who earned her bachelorís degree in communication, media & technology with a minor in history, received the 2010 Presidentís Award for Leadership and Scholarship in the traditional student category. Scott, a native of Southeast Washington, D.C., earned the traditional-aged student award. She is the daughter of Lee and Joanne Scott, also of Southeast Washington, D.C.
Angela Wells, who earned her bachelorís degree in English Education, received the 2010 Presidentís Award for Leadership and Scholarship in the non-traditional student category. Wells, a native of Seven Fields, Pa., is the daughter of Timothy and Vonnie Wells of Weirton, W.Va.