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Namedroppers: Tegan Jo Peterson

Tegan Jo Peterson of Wadena received the juris doctor degree from Washington and Lee University School of Law on May 5, according to a press release sent to the Pioneer Journal.

The release added that Peterson was among 129 students receiving their juris doctor degree during commencement ceremonies, held on Washington and Lee University's historic front lawn.

Peterson, who graduated magna cum-laude, was also awarded the Barry Sullivan Constitutional Law Award, for excellence in constitutional law. Additionally, she was inducted into the Order of the Coif.