Outstanding students recognized

President Thomas J. Haas, Assistant Director for Leadership & Service initiatives Valerie Jones, and some of the Grand Valley students who received Outstanding Student Service awards.
President Thomas J. Haas, Assistant Director for Leadership & Service initiatives Valerie Jones, and some of the Grand Valley students who received Outstanding Student Service awards.
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Thirty-eight Grand Valley students received awards from the Michigan Campus Compact for their dedication and commitment to community service during the 15th annual Outstanding Student Service Awards, held April 9 in Lansing. More than 350 students from 38 campuses received awards.

Jarrett Martus, Student Senate president, received the Commitment to Service Award, which recognizes the dedication to community involvement of students in Michigan; 45 students received the award.   

The Heart and Soul Award, which recognizes students for their time, effort and personal commitment to their communities through service, was given to Petra Alsoofy, Bilquis Alsoofy, Kaifa Alsoofy, Megan Beste, Carter Brown, Marada Chau, Angela Cluley, Katherine Costello, Kelsie Layne Crawford, Terry Davis, Laura Dean, Aaron Ducharme, Alec Gilbert, Justin Gray, Alyse Griffis, Kristen Hansen, Nakeita Harriss, Ann Hartlieb, Nicole Hollebrands, Lindsay Holmes, Cory Jackson, Phoebe James, Megan Kissane, Tiffany Korican, Joshua Lee, Elizabeth McInnis, Nathan Noll, Meredith Osborne, Ben Pohl, Clamika Prince, Rachel Shinsky, Caitlin Stoltman, Brittany Thorp, Kathryn Tippett, Susana Villagomez, Raymond Yeow, and Michael Zervos.

Michigan Campus Compact is a coalition of college and university presidents committed to fulfilling the public purpose of higher education. It promotes the education and commitment of Michigan college students to be civically engaged citizens, through creating and expanding academic, co-curricular and campus-wide opportunities for community service, service-learning and civic engagement.