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UH Students Selected National Service Award Semifinalists

Posted on | February 25, 2011 | Comments Off on UH Students Selected National Service Award Semifinalists

UH Mānoa students Josue E. “Sway” Nunez, who created and led a campaign Miles for Mental Health to support rehabilitation programs for individuals with mental illness, Man Ling Lam, who volunteers with foster youth support program Out Reach for Grieving Youth Alliance and Kapiʻolani student Jessica Mattos, who works with interfaith caregivers program Project Dana were named semifinalists for Washington Campus Compact and Inspireum’s Students In Service Awards. A national selection committee of esteemed civic leaders will select the 2011 winner and runner-up.

There will also be a fan favorite winner and members of the public are invited to vote for their favorite student and service project through March 3. The “fan favorite” will be determined purely by supporter vote. To vote search for the student’s name at the award website.