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Cedarville University Senior Wins State Award

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by Public Relations Office

June 3, 2002

Cedarville, Ohio -Laura Hummitzsch, who graduated from Cedarville University on June 1, received the Ohio Council of Criminal Justice Education Baccalaureate Student of the Year Award at the council's competition last month. "I am honored to have received this award and recognition," Hummitzsch said, "and I am excited to see how the Lord will use the criminal justice arena in my life." Recipients are evaluated on their academic performance, contributions to the criminal justice community, and potential to contribute to the criminal justice profession. The award consists of a plaque and monetary prize. "Laura was chosen for this award based on her outstanding achievement in the areas of academic ability, leadership, and involvement in the professional community, " said Dr. Robert Wiggins, director of Cedarville University's criminal justice program. The Ohio Council of Criminal Justice was created 30 years ago with the purpose of furthering criminal justice education. The primary membership consists of professors who teach criminal justice courses. Hummitzsch is the daughter of Mark and Cindi Hummitzsch of Waukesha, Wis. -Cedarville-