Class of 2022: Emily Rigden ’22

We celebrate the Class of 2022, what they have achieved during their years at Ripon and what they hope to achieve in the next chapter of their lives.

Emily Rigden ’22 of Ripon, Wisconsin, majored in exercise science-athletic training and exercise science-human performance. She will attend graduate school at Xavier University to receive a master’s degree in athletic training.

She says the most important lesson she has learned at Ripon College is to “take advantage of any opportunity given. Ripon offers many amazing things and participating and being active in the campus community will help you become who you are meant to be.”

She adds, “Running home to my sorority will always be something that will stay in my mind forever because there was so much love and happiness in one place.”

To read stories about other members of the Class of 2022, visit

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