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Undergraduate Major Named EXCEL Finalist

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Senior Physics major Jill Wenderott has been selected as one of 10 finalists for the 23rd annual EXCEL award. EXCEL is short for Excellence in Community, Education and Leadership Awards at the University of Kansas. Nominees were selected on the basis of leadership, effective communication skills, involvement at KU and in the Lawrence community, academic scholarship and ability to work with a variety of students and organizations.The Ex.C.E.L. Award provides an annual $500 scholarship to two students. The winners will plan the Blueprints Leadership Conference next spring in conjunction with KU's Student Involvement and Leadership Center. Two winners, one male and one female, will be announced during halftime of the KU-Texas Tech homecoming football game Saturday, Oct. 5, at Memorial Stadium.