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Squirrel Hill Resident Receives Prestigious Ethics Award From Duquesne

Mairin Petrone, a resident of Squirrel Hill, recently received the 2010 Eugene P. Beard Student Award for Leadership in Ethics at Duquesne University.

The Beard award is presented to a graduating senior in recognition of his/her commitment to moral and spiritual values, and outstanding leadership in ethics in campus life, family life and in the community.

A double major in marketing and leadership and change management in the Palumbo•Donahue School of Business, Petrone participated in the SPIRIT Emerging Leaders program and was a member of the Orientation team and the Leadership and Management Association.

In addition, Petrone was very active in Greek life at Duquesne. She is a member of the Rho Lambda National Sorority Leadership Recognition Society, the Order of Omega Greek Leadership Honor Society and the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, in which she held numerous leadership roles. Petrone chaired Greek Week 2010 and received the LeaderShape Institute Scholarship. She also is a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa, Lambda Sigma, Phi Eta Sigma and Mortar Board Honor Societies.

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