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3 Carlson School Undergraduates Win Prestigious Leadership Awards

Friday, April 15, 2011

3 Carlson School Undergraduates Win Prestigious Leadership Awards

Three Carlson School undergraduate students recently have been honored with prestigious University-wide leadership and service awards. Joel Livingood, junior (marketing), is a recipient of the Donald R. Zander Award for Outstanding Student Leadership. Justin Carlson, senior (finance and marketing), and junior Yongxi Wu (accounting) have received the University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA) Award. Wu is the first international undergraduate to ever win the UMAA Award.

The Zander Award, a $1,000 scholarship, honors a student's exceptional academic achievement, personal character, and outstanding institution-wide leadership and service. Candidates for the Zander award must demonstrate compassion for others and a high degree of personal integrity.

The UMAA award is a $500 scholarship to an undergraduate student leader in recognition of his or her academic achievement, personal character, leadership qualities, and contributions to the University of Minnesota.

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