Emma Lindsay, of Newberry, has been named one of two winners of the annual Newberry College Alumni Association Class Ring Competition.

This comes after Lindsay wrote an award-winning essay on what receiving a Newberry College class ring means to her and how she plans to serve her alma mater and community after graduation.

The Newberry Academy graduate is an upperclassman majoring in Communications.

The winners have been awarded $500 toward the purchase of a Newberry class ring, which they will receive October 4 in a traditional ceremony part of Family Weekend.

Newberry College is a private, residential, co-educational college founded in 1856 by the Lutheran Church. The college offers baccalaureate degrees in 32 majors, 29 minors, 31 areas of concentration and 10 pre-professional programs. For more information, go to www.newberry.edu.

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