KCC students to receive MiCC community service awards

Blaze, KCC's mascot, flexes in front of an American flag made of baseballs at C.O. Brown Stadium

News release courtesy of Michigan Campus Compact

Michigan Campus Compact (MiCC) is pleased to announce nine students from Kellogg Community College will be awarded for their dedication and commitment to community service during the 18th annual Outstanding Student Service Awards Celebration, April 12, 2014, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing, MI.

Each year, MiCC awards students from member colleges and universities across the state for their outstanding commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. Three types of awards are given: the Outstanding Community Impact Award, the Commitment to Service Award, and the Heart and Soul Award. This year, over 500 students from 34 member campuses will receive awards.

Miranda O’Neill and XiaXiange Smith will receive the Commitment to Service Award. This award recognizes up to two students per member campus in the state of Michigan for either the breadth or depth of their community involvement or service experiences. Only 36 students will receive this award.

LaRine Brennan, Joshua Brock, Alexis Huntley, Samantha Kirkbride, Patricia Leslie, Nancy Ulrich, and Austin Victor will receive the Heart and Soul Award. This award is given to students to recognize their time, effort and personal commitment to their communities through service.

MiCC will honor all award recipients at an awards brunch on April 12, 2014, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Michigan Campus Compact is a coalition of college and university presidents who are committed to fulfilling the public purpose of higher education. MiCC promotes the education and commitment of Michigan college students to be civically engaged citizens, through creating and expanding academic, co-curricular and campus-wide opportunities for community service, service-learning and civic engagement. For more information, please visit www.micampuscompact.org.

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