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NIU Law Students Honored by the
Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

Pictured front row (from left): Shaina Kalanges, Sarah Hagan, Sarah Walsh, and Alyssa Freeman; back row (from left): Ashley Hinkle, Professor Jeff Parness, and Amanda Beveroth.  Professor Parness and other faculty members nominated these exceptional students for the 2015 Outstanding Women Student Award presented by the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women.

Pictured front row (from left): Shaina Kalanges, Sarah Hagan, Sarah Walsh, and Alyssa Freeman; back row (from left): Ashley Hinkle, Professor Jeff Parness, and Amanda Beveroth. Beverly Jones and Crystal Malone (not pictured) were also award recipients. Professor Parness and other faculty members nominated these exceptional students for the 2015 Outstanding Women Student Award presented by the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women.

DeKalb, Ill.--Northern Illinois University College of Law third-year students Sarah Walsh, Shaina Kalanges, Ashley Hinkle, Amanda Beveroth, Sarah Hagan, Alyssa Freeman, Beverly Jones and Crystal Malone were selected as recipients of the 2015 Outstanding Women Student Awards presented by the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women. During the awards ceremony, the Commission recognized these exceptional women for their outstanding achievements and contributions during their academic endeavors while at NIU Law.

The Presidential Commission on the Status of Women began their awards program honoring outstanding women in 1980. The awards are intended to encourage the full participation of women students in all facets of the University experience and in their communities; to support their development of corresponding strengths, both cooperative and competitive; and to celebrate their achievements and contributions, including those not usually recognized by other award programs.

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mmitchell@niu.edu

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