Food and Nutrition Student Receives Writing Award

Posted on 10/27/2015 12:17:38 PM

Amanda Wright, senior culinary dietetics major, was the first recipient of the Kathleen Jones White Student Writing Award that was presented on October 16, 2015 at the dedication of the Kathleen Jones White Writing Center.

Jodie Seybold, Amanda Wright, and Nicole Clark

Nominated by Jodie Seybold and Nicole Clark, Amanda's writing is notable for her ability to write to her audience and explain difficult concepts with ease. Amanda graduated from the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts, where she was the 2011 valedictorian, before joining the Department of Food and Nutrition.

Kathleen Jones White was dean of the College of Home Economics, now named the College of Health and Human Services, the departmental home of both the Department of Food and Nutrition and the IUP Academy of Culinary Arts. 

Congratulations, Amanda!