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Krannert seniors Claire Lee and Ashley Neubaum among top students to be recognized at 2018 commencement

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Claire Lee-Ashley Neubaum

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University will honor some of its highest academic-achieving graduating seniors May 11-13 during commencement ceremonies. Among them are two students earning degrees from the Krannert School of Management.

Claire G. Lee of Indianapolis, Indiana, who majored in economics at the Krannert School of Management and political science at the College of Liberal Arts, has been awarded the 2018 Flora Roberts Award. This award is presented annually to an outstanding senior woman for her scholarship, leadership, character and service to the university community. The award is made possible through a bequest from Flora Roberts, a member of the Purdue class of 1887. The recipient receives a $2,000 award, a medallion and her name inscribed on the award marker on Purdue Mall.

Three Purdue students received the Amelia Earhart Scholarship, including Ashley R. Neubaum of Warsaw, Indiana, who majored in marketing and management in the Krannert School of Management. The Amelia Earhart scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior with a minimum 3.2 grade point average who demonstrates leadership, determination, ability and the potential in academic and/or community activities. 

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