University of Iowa News Release
May 20, 2003
Local Student Receives Award While Graduating From UI College Of Law
(NAME OF STUDENT) of (HOMETOWN) recently received an award during commencement
ceremonies from the University of Iowa College of Law in recognition of academic
(STUDENT) received the (NAME OF AWARD) during the law school's graduation
ceremonies May 17 at Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City. The ceremony saw 213
graduates receive their JD or LLM degrees from N. William Hines, dean of
the College of Law, and David Skorton, president of the University of Iowa.
Iowa Gov. Tom Vilsack delivered the commencement address.
EDITORS: Receipt of this news release means a student from your newspaper's
circulation area received an award. The award recipients are listed below
by city with Iowa recipients listed first. The name of the award or awards
the students received follows their names.
Christopher Logli, Russell Goldman Award
Matthew Jennings, Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement
Rachel Scherle, Iowa College of Law Appellate Advocacy Award
Matthew Craft, Iowa State Bar Association Prize
Tony Lee Stabenow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award
Kyle Kaiser, Iowa Academy of Trial Lawyers Award
Brian Lee Vander Pol, Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement
Sean Kenneth Heitman, Joan Hueffner and Stephen Steinbrink Real Estate Award
Lorie Elaine Reins-Schweer, Randy J. Holland Award for Corporate Scholarship;
American Bankruptcy Institute Medal for Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies
Jennifer Rittenberg, Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement
Aracely Munoz-Contreras, Judge John F. Dillon Prize
Elk Grove Village
Scott Walton, Alan I. Widiss Faculty Scholar Award
Sandi Archibald, Donald P. Lay Faculty Recognition Award.
Trang Thi Mai, Antonia "D.J." Miller Award for Advancement of Human
Marina Brakefield, Michelle R. Bennett Client Representation Award
Alicia Walker, national Association of Women Lawyers Award
Elizabeth Reyes, Dean's Achievement Award
Salt Lake City
Gary Quick, ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property
Teonta Williams, Michelle R. Bennett Client Representation Award
Phuc Hong Lu, Antonia "D.J." Miller Award for Advancement of Human
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
Fiona Ruthven, John F. Murray Award; Donald P. Lay Faculty Recognition Award;
Robert S. Hunt Legal History Award
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