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Ms. Rebekkah Zanotti has received the department's 2016 Alumni Achievement Award. Rebekkah is a Cryptologic Technician Interpretive (CTI) for the U.S. Navy's Fleet Information Operations Center. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the department in 2013 with a major in German before joining the U.S. Navy and studying Russian at the prestigious Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center in Monterey, California.
Each year the Department of World Languages and Literatures nominates an alumnus or alumna for an Alumni Achievement Award.
2016: Rebekkah Zanotti
2015: Ellen Knuth
2014: Jessica Sturm
2013: Monique Coyne
2012: Jeanne Friedman
2011: Dr. Cynthia Ruoff
2010: Dr. Aaron Boesenecker
2009: Roberto Zuniga
2008: Dr. John Van Gessel
2007: Dr. Lawrence Kuiper
2005: Thomas Petzold
2004: John Beaudoin
2003: Dr. Mary-Kathleen (Gernant) Blanchard
2002: Dr. Steven F. Kokmeyer
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