SHU McNair Scholar Kevin Mizzi (pictured above) received the Student Service Award at the 21st Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Dinner Jan. 19 at Adrian College.
Mizzi, who was nominated for the award three times, and Adrian College’s Kevin Totty (also a McNair student), were both honored for providing leadership and demonstrating the qualities King represented.
SHU’s first Multicultural Advisor assists all students in embracing and understanding diversity in the residence halls. The senior Business Administration major is also involved in Student Senate and carries a 3.48 grade-point average.
He has been a peer mentor for Student Support Services and has served on the executive board for SHU Habitat for Humanity, the Business Management Association and Residence Hall Council. He also is involved in the SHU Leadership Program, the National Residence Hall Honorary and Boys for Success.
He has previously been nominated for St. Catherine of Alexandria Award and is listed in Who’s Who Among American College Students.
In related news:
· Junior Haley Rising and senior Ryan Huddleston, both SHU Upward Bound participants from Adrian High School, were honored at the dinner for writing an essay about the impact of Dr. King on their lives. The essay was made into a writing assignment in the Upward Bound College Prep Skills Classroom. Students received a plaque and a $50 scholarship for their essay.