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NIU Law Students Honored by the
Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

Pictured front row (from left): Danielle D’Ambrose, Patricia Zimmerman, and Krystle McNeely; back row (from left): Interim Dean Mark Cordes, Rikkilee Moser, Professor Jeff Parness, and Lilia De La Torre.  Professor Parness nominated these exceptional students for the 2016 Outstanding Women Student Award presented by the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women.

Pictured front row (from left): Danielle D’Ambrose, Patricia Zimmerman, and Krystle McNeely; back row (from left): Interim Dean Mark Cordes, Rikkilee Moser, Professor Jeff Parness, and Lilia De La Torre. Professor Parness nominated these exceptional students for the 2016 Outstanding Women Student Award presented by the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women.

April 26, 2016

DeKalb, Ill.--Third-year law students Krystle McNeely, Patricia Zimmerman, Rikkilee Moser, Danielle D’Ambrose, and Lilia De La Torre were selected as recipients of the 2016 Outstanding Women Student Awards presented by the Presidential Commission on the Status of Women. During the awards ceremony, the Commission recognized these exceptional women for their outstanding achievements and contributions during their academic endeavors while at NIU Law.

The Presidential Commission on the Status of Women began their awards program honoring outstanding women in 1980. The awards are intended to encourage the full participation of women students in all facets of the University experience and in their communities; to support their development of corresponding strengths, both cooperative and competitive; and to celebrate their achievements and contributions, including those not usually recognized by other award programs. 

 

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