Ricco Ethics Award winner is Julianne Schroeder, master's student in Counseling

The College of Education is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2013 Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Award for the College of Education is Julianne Schroeder, master's student in Counseling, for her essay titled Courage: the Epitome of Ethical Behavior for Counselors. Download Schroeder's essay (PDF).

This monetary award, made possible by Nicholas and Anna Ricco and the Frank W. and Sue Mayborn School of Journalism, promotes discussion and debate concerning ethics specific to a students' avocation. The goal of the award competition is to establish a basis for intellectual conversations across the institution with the intent of achieving higher levels of comprehension of ethics over time.

A $1,000 award will be given annually to the leading undergraduate or graduate student proponent of ethical behavior and concepts from the 13 colleges and schools on the UNT campus. This award recognizes students who have a deep understanding of ethical behavior required by their discipline both in school and in the realities of daily activities.