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Duquesne Graduate Student One of Three National Psychology Award Winners

A Duquesne University graduate student is among three honorees nationwide selected for the 2011 Pearson/Trainers of School Psychology Professional Development Scholarship.Kaleigh Bantum, a resident of Pittsburgh's Dormont neighborhood, is working on her doctorate in the School of Education.

The scholarship will be used to attend the National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention in San Francisco, where she will deliver a presentation on her work in culturally responsive school psychology practice.

A 2009 graduate of Ohio University in Athens, OH, she graduated from New Philadelphia High School in 2005.

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