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College recognizes student community service

May 17, 2011

Students and a fraternity received awards at the May 5 Community Engagement luncheon, a program recognizing exemplary student service in the community.

Juniors Megan Franey, Sara Krome and Megan Robinson, recipients of the Griswold-Zepp Award for Student Volunteerism, were recognized for their social-media workshops for nonprofit organizations. Read more about the workshops here.

Honorable mentions went to senior Danielle Kestner for a collection of items for troops overseas and collection of money to raise funds for child abuse awareness, senior Cristina Kluba for her volunteer work with the Income Tax Assistance program, the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity for fundraising efforts with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society,  senior Margaret Powell for her work with the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Boys and Girls Club, and Relay for Life and senior Abigail Vickers for her work with the Puppy Club and Canine Companions.

Seniors Amelia Brittany Libernini and Jennifer Wallace also won community engagement awards for their work with Access Carroll and Palabras 2 Words, respectively.

A Service Learning and Volunteerism Showcase, featuring 35 student posters, was on display in Kriel Lounge.