Senior Musical Theatre major Katie Wesler is one of five outstanding graduates selected to receive the University of Cincinnati's highest award for undergraduates next month. She and her fellow Presidential Leadership Medal of Excellence recipients wil be introduced at the All University Recognition Ceremony at 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 6, in the Great Hall of Tangeman University Center (TUC).
A UC tradition since 2002, the recipients of the Presidential Leadership Medal of Excellence are selected for their academic excellence, their commitment to co-curricular activities, their citizenship in support of the university’s goals and values, their dedication to diversity and their potential for future success and achievement. The finalists for the award were reviewed by a UC committee represented by faculty, staff and student leaders.
Wesler is from Birmingham, Ala., and is a graduate (and valedictorian) of Shades Valley High School. The University Honors student is graduating from CCM this spring with a bachelor of fine arts degree in musical theatre.