October 25, 2014

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Class Acts

Among the cream of this year's graduating class are students who have succeeded both academically and outside the classroom.

Diane Sears | 3/1/2006
Taylor Liput, 22
Nova Southeastern University

Major: Psychology

Notable: Co-founder and president of NSU Surf Club, which started an annual event teaching abused children to surf. Charter member of campus rowing team. Received National Scholar Athlete for Division II award. University's Female Athlete of the Year. Won campus Outstanding President Award for Surf Club. Leadership Roundtable Scholar and member of Alpha Chi National Honor Society, Honors Program Association and Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society. Served as secretary of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology.

Plans: Volunteer work in Peru, then study toward a master's degree in social work. Wants to work with abused and neglected children through a government agency or non-profit.

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