Students, Alumna, Staff Honored with Social Justice Awards

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423160852During the Edgar Beckham Social Justice Awards ceremony on March 23, seven students, one alumna and one staff member were honored for their dedication to social justice.

The Edgar Beckham Social Justice Awards honor the late Dean Edgar Beckham, whose dedication to social justice continues to positively impact the Wesleyan community. The student-led planning committee aims to celebrate the students, faculty, staff and Middletown community members whose efforts align with the ideals that guided his work.

The award recipients include:

Foot in the Door Award, Melisa Olgun ’20
Excellence in the Arts, Rachel Kaly ’17
Excellence in Environmental Justice, Belén Rodriguez ’19
Excellence in Community Partnership, Lydia Ottaviano ’17
Alumni Achievement Award, Sallomé Hralima ’02
Faculty/Staff of Excellence Award, Tracey Stanley, administrative assistant for the Registrar’s Office
Excellence in the Sciences, Kati Young ’19
Campus Inspiration Award, Sara Wallace-Lee ’18
Senior Legacy Award, Rebecca Hutman ’17

Photos of the dinner and awards ceremony are below: (Photos by Caroline Kravitz ’19)

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423162926

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423174327

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423174305

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423160810 (1)

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423172813

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423172004

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423160824

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423162056

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423162407

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423164648

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423170023

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423174008

eve__socialjusticeawards_2017-0423162402