Freshman is Fifth Generation to Attend Mount Union College

April 07, 2010

When freshman Beatrice Petzinger moved into her residence hall on Thursday, August 21, she became the fifth generation of her family to attend Mount Union College.

Beatrice Petzinger moves into her residence hall. She traces her family history at Mount Union through her grandmother's side of the family. Beatrice's aunt, Elizabeth (Petzinger ?88) Holter graduated from the College, as did both her grandparents, Jean (March '53) Petzinger and Thomas Petzinger '52. Thomas Petzinger has been a member of the Mount Union College Board of Trustees since 1990. Jean's father's first cousin, Edgar March II, graduated in 1938, and Jean's grandfather, Dr. Harry A. March 1895, graduated from the College, as did three of his siblings. Jean Petzinger said that they are "thrilled" to have Beatrice attend Mount Union.

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