September 11, 2017

Three alumni honored with College of Liberal Arts award

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Three alumni from Purdue University’s College of Liberal Arts received the 2017 Emerging Voice Award.  

Recipients Katherine Glick, Michael Kennedy II and Stephanie White were honored at a Sept. 7 ceremony.

This year’s recipients are:

* Glick, a 2008 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in political science, is agribusiness strategy manager for Ice Miller LLP in Indianapolis. She has taken on many roles in both the political and agricultural work fields, and is very involved with her national fraternity, Alpha Chi Omega. She is an active member of multiple organizations, including American Legion Auxiliary, Purdue Alumni Association and American Soybean Association. More information is available online.

* Kennedy, a 2010 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in French, is the owner and founder of Component Wine Company in San Francisco. After graduating, he spent three years working at a small, family-owned winery. He then went on to pass his sommelier certification and manage wine programs for luxury hotel chain, The Ritz-Carlton. Kennedy founded his own winery in 2016. More information is available online.

* White, a 1999 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in communication, played five seasons in the WNBA after finishing a successful playing career at Purdue. She currently serves as the women’s basketball head coach at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Before arriving at Vanderbilt, White spent two seasons as the head coach of WNBA’s Indiana Fever. More information is available online

Writer: Olivia Crouse, 

Source: Gabby Hlavek, director of marketing and communication, 765-496-7276, 

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