USD Graduate Earns National Pi Beta Phi Leadership Award

Image Katey Ulrich Pi Beta Phi President Paula Shepherd (left) presents Katey Ulrich with the chapter service award.

A recent University of South Dakota graduate from Watertown has earned a national award for outstanding service leadership from the Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women.

Katey Ulrich, who graduated in May with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, was honored for exhibiting service to her chapter through leadership, responsibility, dependability, initiative and contribution to chapter spirit and unity. The award is given annually to one collegiate member of Pi Beta Phi. Ulrich served as both vice president of event planning and chapter president as well as on committees. She'll serve as a Pi Beta Phi Leadership Development Consultant for the 2015–2016 school year.

“This award means that servant leadership can truly make a difference,” Ulrich said.

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