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Moon Township Resident Receives Prestigious Ethics Award from Duquesne

Jessica Zerishnek of Moon Township recently received the 2006 Eugene P. Beard Award for Leadership in Ethics at Duquesne University.The award is presented to the graduating senior who best exemplifies Duquesne University’s commitment to moral and spiritual values through outstanding leadership in the area of ethics at the University, in community service or family life.

Zerishnek, a senior communication major in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts, received a $2,500 unrestricted gift as part of the Beard Award.

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