Widener University Recognizes Local High School Student for Outstanding Leadership and Civic Contributions
In its seventh year, the program is recognizing 175 students from high schools throughout the region for their abilities to stand up for what is right, address a wrong and make a difference in their communities or schools.
"Through the High School Leadership Awards, Widener University has the unique opportunity to celebrate students in our region who make a difference by demonstrating notable leadership," said Dr. Julie Wollman, Widener University President. "This year we are honored to recognize students like Michaela, who embody our university's core principals of character and leadership to make a difference in their own communities. I look forward to celebrating Michaela and all of the 2018 High School Leadership Award recipients at our upcoming awards ceremony."
Winners are invited to a celebratory breakfast at the National Constitution Center on March 13, 2018, as well as a leadership conference at Widener University in fall 2018. Most notably, winners will receive a scholarship of $20,000 over four years, should they enroll at Widener University for undergraduate studies.
"NBC10 is proud to partner with Widener University to recognize this group of incredible high school students who have demonstrated integrity, leadership and character for the betterment of their communities," said Ric Harris, President and General Manager of NBC10 and Telemundo62. "The High School Leadership Award recipients are champions in their own communities and I am confident they represent the future leaders of our society."
For more information regarding the Widener University High School Leadership Awards and to view a complete list of winners, please visit the High School Leadership Awards page.