UW-Parkside announces 2012-2013 Stand Out students
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside has announced the selection of more than a dozen people to serve as Stand Out Students for the 2012-2013 academic year. Chosen from 70-plus nominees, the students will serve as the public faces of the campus for the coming year.
"We had a difficult task narrowing down the list to just 13 students. We wanted to make sure that the group chosen represented the diverse nature of the UW-Parkside community. In this case, the definition of 'diversity' expands to includes majors, gender, age, ethnicity, and types of engagement," said DeAnn Possehl, UW-Parkside associate vice chancellor for Enrollment Management.
The 2012-2013 UW-Parkside Stand Out students are:
Joseph YoungTo be selected, students must excel academically and demonstrate their commitment to "stand out" as a UW-Parkside student. Students demonstrate their engagement in a variety of ways including academic research, community based projects, athletics, and student leadership.