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Shepherd Named February Punxsutawney Person of Purpose

Dominique Shepherd was named as the February Punxsutawney Person of Purpose. The monthly award recognizes the student who is most actively involved in classroom participation and out-of-classroom opportunities. The recognition reinforces the critical value of passion, persistence, and purpose in achieving meaningful success.

Award recipients are chosen from faculty nominations and activity and event participation records. 

Shepherd attended four cocurricular opportunities and was nominated by faculty members Lynn Shelly and Raymond Beisel as being among the most outstanding in the classrooms. She also had three previous honorable mentions from PACE in September, December, and January.

Honorable mention for February goes to Malia Brisbine, Shydiyah Gardner, Rose Ozkum, and Shanna Wise.

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