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
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.
- 2013 No Awardee
- 2012 No Awardee
- 2011 Jessica Utterback
- 2010 Sarah Davis
- 2008 Treshana Saxton
- 2007 Raphael Gaeta
- Check Out the Slide Show from NASW Advocacy Day
May 11 - August 21
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday.
8:00 a.m. - noon on Friday.
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