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Young Alumni Awards Recognize Achievement

Five recent alumni were honored on campus this month for achievement.

The Young Alumni Achievement Awards program, facilitated by the Alumni Relations Office, honors alumni who have been identified as outstanding in their fields who serve as examples of exceptional achievement to current students. The award winners came to campus November 10 to speak with classes, participate in a reception, and receive their awards at a luncheon.

This year’s award winners were:

Seema Batra ’94, regional manager and vice president, PNC Bank
A graduate of Eberly College of Business and Information Technology 

Laurie Cannady D’06, assistant professor of English, Lock Haven University
A graduate of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences 

Kirk Fleming ’94, training manager, Quality Systems, Johnson & Johnson, Inc.
A graduate of the College of Education and Educational Technology 

Jamie Littlefield Kasper ’99, fine arts and humanities advisor, Pennsylvania Department of Education
A graduate of the College of Fine Arts 

Carrie Ortsey ’99, M’00, manager, Human Resources, Eaton Corporation
A graduate of the College of Health and Human Services 

Christa Ziegler ’01, Exploration Geologist, ExxonMobil
A graduate of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics