Two named Students of the Month for March 2012

GREENVILLE, Pa.—Two seniors, Kristen Moreland and Evan Krizon, were chosen as the Students of the Month at Thiel College for March 2012.

Moreland is an accounting, business administration and fine arts major and an English minor. She is a member of Sigma Tau Delta (English honorary) and the editorial board of The Phoenix, the Thiel College arts and literary magazine. A native of Dover, Ohio, Moreland also is a starting pitcher for the Thiel College softball team.

Krizon is an applied physics and chemistry major who has been honored with many awards, including the American Chemical Society Undergraduate Award in Inorganic Chemistry, Thiel Achievement Award and the ACS Penn-Ohio Border Section Award, among others. He is active in his own original research as well, including a Research Experience for Undergraduates Fellowship through the National Science Foundation, and is currently researching dark matter. He serves as a supplemental instruction leader, peer tutor and laboratory assistant for several classes and labs. A native of Franklin, Pa., Krizon serves in leadership roles in the Thiel Christian Fellowship and Phi Theta Phi fraternity.

Students of the Month at Thiel College are selected by faculty vote from among upper-class students with superior grade point averages.

About Thiel College

Thiel College is a private liberal arts institution founded in the Lutheran tradition. Located in Greenville, Pa., the College offers 60 majors and minors, 25 varsity sports, and a 10:1 student-faculty ratio to more than 900 students. A dedicated faculty paired with dynamic research and internship opportunities produce numerous graduate school and job placements. Coeducational from its beginnings, the College remains committed to combining tradition with innovation as it celebrates 150 years.