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Oct. 17, 2013
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University recognizes award recipients of BOOK program

Baldwin City, Kan. — Five Baker University students were honored on Tuesday at Parmenter Hall as award recipients for the Baker Organizational Observation for Knowledge (BOOK) program.Bookphotoforweb

The program expands basic summer internship opportunities by inviting students to participate in presenting a profile of their hosting or sponsoring organization by researching the company's history, mission, structure, products and services, finances and management.

Molly Bostwick, a senior from Baldwin City, Kan., was awarded the top prize. She received $1,500 for her presentation about her internship at Wal-Mart in Bentonville, Ark. She also received $500 from Baker's Institute for Leadership and Positive Change initiative for her profile on Wal-Mart's social responsibility efforts, including sustainability considerations and community involvement.

Outstanding merit awards were presented to Caitlin Campbell, Topeka, Kan., senior, who interned at West Ridge Lanes and Family Fun Center in Topeka, $600; Alex Henning, De Soto, Kan., senior, who interned at K-State Olathe (Kan.) Innovation Center, $300; Mike Hobbs, Olathe, Kan., senior, who interned with the Kansas City (Kan.) T-Bones baseball team, $300; and Jordan Honore, Stafford, Texas, senior, who interned at Hooper and Honore Attorneys at Law in Atlanta, $300.

Baker University is committed to assuring student learning, and developing confident, competent and responsible contributors to society.