Communications junior Bump named Honors Student for April

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Honors Student of the Month Alyssa Bump with Associate Professor Elmer Ploetz

Honors Student of the Month Alyssa Bump with Associate Professor Elmer Ploetz.

Alyssa Bump, a junior majoring in Communication: Journalism and Communication: Public Relations, from Cuba, N.Y., has been selected as the April 2022 Honors Student of the Month.

Department of Communication Associate Professor Elmer Ploetz, the faculty adviser to The Leader student newspaper, nominated Ms. Bump for the award in recognition of her academic achievement as well as her contributions to the campus.

"Alyssa has been an amazing student here at Fredonia,” Mr. Ploetz said. She has worked on The Leader since she was a freshman and is currently the editor-in-chief as a junior, and was also recently elected to return to that role as a senior.

Bump, who also has a minor in Professional Writing, has also served as a teaching assistant in a course taught by Ploetz.

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