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Moravian College Student Wins United States National Collegiate Award

Bethlehem, Pa., March 26, 2007—Geoffrey M. Roche ’08 has been named a United States National Collegiate Award winner in the USAA National Collegiate Student Government.

The Academy selects winners upon the exclusive recommendation of professors, coaches, counselors, and other qualified sponsors and upon the Standards of Selection set forth by the Academy.  The criteria for selection are a student’s academic performance, interest and aptitude, leadership qualities, responsibility, enthusiasm, motivation to learn and improve citizenship, attitude and cooperative spirit, dependability, and recommendation from a professor or college official.

His sponsor, Warren J. Hilton, associate dean of Student Development at Moravian College noted that Roche’s name will appear in the United States Achievement Academy’s Official Collegiate Yearbook, which is published nationally.

Dr. George Stevens, founder of the United States Achievement Academy, stated that “Recognizing and supporting our youth is more important than ever before in America’s history.  Certainly, United States Achievement Academy winners should be congratulated and appreciated for their dedication to excellence and achievement.”

Geoffrey M. Roche ’08, is the son of Gabriele H. Young from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Moravian College is a private, coeducational, selective liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Tracing its founding to 1742, it is recognized as America's sixth-oldest college. Visit the Web site at www.moravian.edu.