Meghan Greene Receives Saint Catherine Medal
EXTON NATIVE RECEIVES SAINT CATHERINE MEDAL
FROM IMMACULATA UNIVERSITY
Immaculata University announces that the recipient of the St. Catherine of Alexandria Medal for the 2004-2005 academic year is Exton resident Meghan Greene. The medal is sponsored by Kappa Gamma Pi, a national honor society for graduates of Catholic colleges.
Meghan, who will be entering her senior year at Immaculata, is a graduate of Bishop Shanahan High School. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in psychology with a minor in public relations. Following graduation, she plans to further her education in psychology by attending graduate school.
This special medal is named after St. Catherine of Alexandria, who symbolizes wisdom, fortitude, and Christian service. Kappa Gamma Pi offers the St. Catherine Medal to honor a student at the conclusion of his/her junior year who represents the high ideals of a Catholic college education. One recipient is selected each year by the university faculty and/or classmates, on the basis of leadership and service to the affiliated institution.
Upon receiving the St. Catherine of Alexandria Medal, Meghan commented that, "I am so honored to be the recipient of such a prestigious award, and am very grateful to the faculty members who have encouraged and supported me both in the election process as well as in the classroom. To be part of something as ingrained in Immaculata University history as the Saint Catherine Medal is truly humbling."
As part of her degree program, she has interned at Human Management Services, Inc., in Frazer and in the Public Relations Office at Immaculata University. She is
currently working at Main Line Rehabilitation in Exton as a facilitator. At Immaculata University she is vice president of SAIU (student Association of Immaculata University); vice president of the Immaculata chapter of Psi Chi, the national honor society for Psychology; secretary of the Immaculata chapter of Omicron Pi Epsilon; a player on the volleyball team; and is a Big Sister to incoming freshmen. As a member of the College of Undergraduate Studies Honors Society, she carries a 3.91 GPA and is on the Dean´s List.
Meghan is also a member of St. Philip and James Parish in Exton.
Immaculata University, a Catholic coeducational institution, is located 20 miles west of Philadelphia, south of the intersection of routes 30 and 352, between Paoli and Exton.
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