HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) — Centenary University recognized 18 students, as well as an advisor, at the annual Student Leadership Awards Ceremony on May 1.
The ceremony celebrated outstanding contributions to the University and surrounding communities.
“Each year, Centenary University recognizes the accomplishments of students who make an impact on others, both on campus and in our local community,” said Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Kerry Mullins. “I’m extremely proud of this year’s recipients, who go above and beyond to create a vibrant student community and make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.”
Kathleen Greco, community engagement coordinator, was presented with the Advisor of the Year Award. A Port Murray resident, Greco connects hundreds of Centenary students each year with opportunities to serve the local community.
Last year, Centenary students completed 2,486 service hours at 68 sites, generating an estimated $44,000 in economic value to the community.
Individual student award recipients are:
- Marlton— Hannah Kent, Student Organization of the Year Award, Leaders in Service
- East Orange— Daniella Anderson, Greek Leadership Award
- Newark—Kamirah Owens, The Beacon for the Region Award; Osaivbie Igiebor, The Catapano Family Community Service Award and the Outstanding Community Engagement Group Award, Omega Rho Fraternity; Onoshope Itunoya-Musa, The Jeanne Picariello-Murphy Award
- Bayonne— Anisa Powell, Lotte Honors Award
- Ewing—Miron Miller, The Centenary Spirit Cyclone Award
- Trenton— Jason Toledo, Seay Honors Award and the Outstanding Community Engagement Group Award, Omega Rho Fraternity
- Budd Lake— Izabelle Weisman, The Dr. Charles Frederickson Award
- Toms River—Josh Nichol, The Eugene A. Noble Award
- Passaic—Carmen Escano, The Culture & Community Award; Daisy Manjarrez, Student Organization of the Year Award, Leaders in Service
- Franklin— Troy Sumpter, The Douglas Wolfe Turrell Community Service Award and the Outstanding Community Engagement Group Award, Omega Rho Fraternity
- Somerville— David Espino, The Douglas Wolfe Turrell Community Service Award
- Stewartsville—Alyssa De Borja, President of the Year Award; Ashley Wrede, Student Organization of the Year Award, Leaders in Service
- Washington—Sofia Senesie, Commuter of the Year Award
- Effort— Michael Tichy, The Robert Trevorrow Award