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November 15, 1996

Purdue President's Council honors five members

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- The Purdue University President's Council named Lorene Burkhart of Indianapolis its Ambassador of the Year and presented her and four other members with Distinguished Service awards at its annual fall weekend.

The Ambassador of the Year Award goes to the individual who recruited the most new members during the year. The recipient gets a Purdue clock.

The Distinguished Service Award is given for significant contributions to the enrichment of Purdue and the President's Council. The recipient is awarded a framed certificate and a Purdue watch.

The council, established in 1972, comprises Purdue alumni and friends who give a minimum of $1,000 annually to the university. The council has more than 5,300 member households.

The Distinguished Service Award recipients:


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