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Kersting receives College Distinguished Senior Award

Lauren Crystal Kersting with CBT Dean Bob Rogow

EKU's College of Business and Technology is pleased to announce the 2011 Distinguished Senior Award. This $500 award is given annually to the student judged by College department chairs as the distinguished senior in the College of Business and Technology. This year is enhanced through a special gift from Mrs. Barbara Roethlisberger in St. Louis, Mo., making the total scholarship a $1,000 award.

The recipient is selected from among the distinguished seniors recognized by the faculty in various College departments and programs. The recipient is chosen for his or her superior academic achievement coupled with excellent leadership, citizenship, character, and service.

The 2011 College of Business and Technology Distinguished Senior is Ms. Lauren Crystal Kersting.

Kersting, a marketing major from Covington, Ky., is an Honors Scholar and recipient of the EKU Regents Scholarship. She has served Kappa Delta as Treasurer, Vice President Standards, and Prevent Child Abuse America Philanthropy Chair and is also the Student Chapter of the American Marketing Association Vice President Programs and Community Outreach.

Community service and volunteerism are important to Kersting's life. She has volunteered with the Girl Scouts of America, coached St. James youth volleyball, and is an active member of St. Patrick's Catholic Parish. She sets aside time to do fundraising runs for foundations such as Susan G. Colman, Neediest Kids of All, Ronald McDonald House, and Cincinnati Children's Hospital. Kersting is also a group fitness instructor for EKU Campus Recreation and is a member of the Health Education Action Team.

Kersting works as the Internet Marketing Manager for Cars of Kentucky in Richmond and plans to graduate in May.

Published on April 01, 2011

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