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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Apr 24, 2007    #072
Contact: Amanda Lepper
(816) 235-1592

Fredrick Manasseh named a 2007 UMKC Honor Award recipient

The University of Missouri-Kansas City Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management has named Fredrick Manasseh a 2007 Honor Award recipient, one of only 10 such graduating seniors to be commended for both his academic achievements and participation in programs outside the classroom. Manasseh will be congratulated for his accomplishments at a reception May 4.

UMKC established the honor award program in 1975 to recognize graduating seniors who excelled in academic achievement, involvement in university program and service to the campus and surrounding community. Involvements include student government, clubs and organizations, debate, athletics, visual and performing arts and community service.

Manasseh is a native of Nairobi, Kenya, who will earn a Doctor of Pharmacy when he graduates from UMKC this May. His involvements have included the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists, the Student National Pharmaceutical Association, the International Pharmacy Student Federation and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy. In addition, he served on the UMKC Student Advisory Committee and is a member of Phi Lambda Sigma Honor Society.

Manasseh and his fellow recipients will be honored at a reception and breakfast from 8 to 9:30 a.m. May 4 in room 106 of the University Center, 5000 Holmes St., Kansas City, Mo.

UMKC is one of four University of Missouri campuses. It is a public university serving more than 14,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. UMKC engages with the community and economy based on a three-part mission: visual and performing arts, health and life sciences, and urban affairs.

This information is available to people with speech or hearing impairments by calling Relay Missouri at (800) 735-2966 (TT) or (800) 735-2466 (voice).

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