MOLINE, ILLINOIS - WQPT is delighted to announce that Leigh Geramanis has been named the WQPT Volunteer of the Year 2012. The "Hawaiian themed" award ceremony was held at Western Illinois University QC Riverfront Campus on August 7, 2012.
Leigh, who was joined by her daughter Abbie, was given the award by Jerry Myers, WQPT Program Manager, who was an instructor at Black Hawk College and taught Leigh when she was a student and intern at WQPT. Mr. Myers noted that Leigh was known as "Ginger" during her college career.
"We are very fortunate to have someone like Leigh be a part of WQPT. Her history with the station and her ability to serve in so many capacities is a real bonus for the station," said Interim General Manager and Chief Development Officer Jamie Lange.
During the past year Leigh not only served on various community committee's but also served as the host and moderator for an hour long television special dealing with the drop out crisis here in the Quad Cities.
WQPT is a media service of Western Illinois University located in Moline, Illinois.
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