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Mager Receives Univeristy Writing Award

BUFFALO — Frewsburg native Emily Mager was one of two honorable mentions in Niagara University’s annual Susan B. Anthony Writing Award.

Mager won the $50 award for her paper “Women: The Underrated Heroes of the American Civil War,” which she wrote for a history course taught by Dr. Stefanie Wichhart. Mager, a member of Niagara University’s Class of 2020, is majoring in Middle Childhood and Adolescence Education, Social Studies, 5-12.

In addition to her academics, Nager works at Niagara University’s College of Education, Office of the Dean.

She also spends much of her time participating in university clubs and organizations, currently serving as president of the Niagara University Future Teachers Association, co-chair of the Campus Programming Board’s “Late Nite” Committee and treasurer of the Niagara University Dance Crew.

She is also involved with Campus Ministry, participating in weekly liturgy service, as well as volunteering with the Society of St. Vincent De Paul.

Mager is working to earn her bachelor’s degree and state teaching certification in pursuit of her goal in becoming a social studies teacher.

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