University of Northern Iowa residence halls name 'Newcomers of the Year'

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- The University of Northern Iowa Department of Residence has named the 'Newcomers of the Year' leadership award winners from each of its nine residence halls.

__(Name)__, __(Classification)__ of __(Hometown)__, was one of 17 first-year students to be named 'Newcomer of the Year.' (She/He) was honored for (her/his) contributions to the quality of living in (her/his) residence-hall community at an awards ceremony, last month, on the UNI campus.

According to Drake Martin, assistant director of residence education, 'The Newcomer of the Year award accentuates the value placed on the contributions that the newest UNI students are able to make in their on-campus communities. We value every new student as a unique contributor to the quality of life in our residence communities.'

For more information, contact Martin at (319) 273-6330 or



Drake Martin, assistant director, Department of Residence, (319) 273-6330
Vicki Grimes, University Marketing & Public Relations (319) 273-2761