Newsmaker: Katelyn Hough
Noteworthy: Hough, a senior majoring in psychology at Heidelberg University in Tiffin, Ohio, was chosen to present her research on breast cancer titled, “Perceptions of Sexualized Breast Cancer Media,” at the university's annual Student Research Conference and at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference.
Background: Hough is a 2010 graduate of Sewickley Academy and works part-time for the Ohio Department of Motor Vehicles issuing drivers' licenses and vehicle registrations. She is president of the university's Theater Club and serves as a costumer and actor in club productions. She was a founder of the feminist Zeta Theta Psi fraternity on campus and tutors other students in psychology, math and German.
Quote: “I've spent about a year working on this, and I'm so grateful for this opportunity because empowering women through education is a life goal of mine.”
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