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Students receive term limit competition awards

ISSUED: 7 March 2016
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Five Shepherd University students won prizes for research papers they wrote on the issue of congressional term limits for a competition open to all Shepherd students and sponsored by the Glen Burnie, Maryland-based Congressional Term Limits Foundation.

The students had to research some aspect of congressional term limits and write a five- to 20-page research paper on their findings. The students were awarded $2,500 for first place, $500 for second place, $250 for honorable mention, and $100 for participating.

This year’s winners are Jocelyn Robinson, a psychology major from Charles Town, first place; Laura Knock, a sociology major from Kearneysville, and Benjamin Gregory, a political science major from Berkeley Springs, second place; Irene Macfoy, a nursing major from Clifton, New Jersey, honorable mention; and Julian Crawford, a business administration major from Falling Waters, participant award.

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