Tonya Filz of Appleton has been selected from among next Saturday’s graduates to receive the December 2011 Outstanding Student Award presented by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Alumni Association. Members of the award selection committee praised Filz for her commitment to bettering the lives of children and her impressive record of achievement as a student researcher collaborating with faculty members on projects of scholarly importance. She majored in psychology and minored in Human Development.
The daughter of Tom and Lori Filz, Appleton, Tonya graduated high school in 2007 through iQ Academy Wisconsin. The online program is managed by the school district of Waukesha and open to students from across the state. For more on this interesting graduate, who also will deliver the student remarks at commencement, click here.