FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                              Date:  June 22, 2001

                                                                                      Contact:  Lezli Austen

UIS management department announces award winners

SPRINGFIELD – Three students majoring in management at the University of Illinois at Springfield have received awards for excellence.

Lauren M. Malmberg is the recipient of the management department’s highest Academic Achievement Award.  She will receive a monetary award for her academic achievement in the program.  Malmberg is the Animal Shelter director for the city of Peoria.

Becky Lynn Morgan is the recipient of The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award, presented annually to a management student who best exemplifies managerial competence both in the classroom and in extracurricular activities. Morgan, marketing personnel administrator of Caterpillar, Inc., in Peoria, was given a year’s subscription to The Wall Street Journal.