James Madison University

Advocacy in Action Award

The Advocacy in Action Award is awarded by faculty to a graduating JMU-BSW student who meets the following criteria: demonstrated leadership, commitment to social causes, action toward social change, and behavior consistent with social work values and ethics

2014 Award Recipient -  Renna Wirchin


PHOTO: Renna Wirchin

Renna completed her Senior Field Practicum experience at Waynesboro High School, more specifically the Purple and Gold Connections program. Renna mentored students one-on-one, wrote grants for the program, spent time with students during college visits, facilitated and planned a life skills developmental group, and assisted with the schools Culture Club; helping to raise cultural awareness and appreciation.

Awardees:


  • 2013    No Awardee
  • 2012    No Awardee
  • 2011    Jessica Utterback
  • 2010    Sarah Davis
  • 2008    Treshana Saxton
  • 2007    Raphael Gaeta

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