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LRU Presents Community Service Awards

Fri Feb 14 2014

HICKORY, N.C. — On behalf of Lenoir-Rhyne University, President Wayne Powell and Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Boyd George, will present three individuals with Community Service Awards on February 27, at 6:30 p.m. in Belk centrum. This year’s recipients are all advocates of youth and children, and have been named as Edward L. “Eddie” Beard, Jr. and Judy White of Hickory, and Andrea Triplette Benfield of Newton.

Community Service Awards are awarded to persons who have rendered significant philanthropic or volunteer service to their communities and whose lives are exemplary role models to the college community as it educates students for leadership and service. All award recipients were nominated through submissions to Lenoir-Rhyne’s Board of Trustees’ Committee on Honors and Awards, which currently presents special recognitions of three types: Honorary Degrees, Trustee Awards, and Community Service Awards.

This event, expected to last less than one hour, is free, open to the public, and on the Convocation Schedule for LR student. During the event, a student, faculty/staff member, and on campus organization, chosen by the Student Life committee at LRU will also be announced as award recipients.

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