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Nominations sought for Syracuse University Martin Luther King Jr. Unsung Heroes Awards
Nominations sought for Syracuse University Martin Luther King Jr. Unsung Heroes AwardsOctober 19, 2006Kelly Homan Rodoskikahoman@syr.edu
The Syracuse University Martin Luther King Jr. 2007 Celebration Committee is seeking nominations for the Unsung Heroes Awards, which will be presented during the evening celebration in the Carrier Dome on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2007. The awards are presented annually to people who, in the spirit of King’s “beloved community,” have made a positive difference in the lives of others, but who are not widely recognized for their efforts.
Nominations may be made in any of the following categories:
- Youth/teen from the Greater Syracuse community
- Adult from the Greater Syracuse community
- Student at SU or the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
- Faculty or staff from SU or SUNY-ESF
The deadline for submitting nominations is Nov. 17.To obtain a nomination packet, call SU’s Hendricks Chapel at 443-2901 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.