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Amanda S. Walter received 2014 Newman Fellows Distinguished Leadership Award

Amanda Walter, recipient of the Newman Civic Fellow Award, Millersville University’s Civic & Community Engagement and Research Project (CCERP), was recognized for her student leadership on campus as well as her efforts in sustainability, environmental preservation, social justice and economic equality.

Amanda’s junior year on campus was filled with other rewarding recognitions. In Spring of 2014, she received three Scholarships at the University’s Honors & Award ceremony: (1) Clark Associates Scholarship for her leadership; (2) Aimee Decker Scholarship for her exemplifying academic achievement; and (3) Jan Graybill '80 and Alisa McCambridge-Graybill '80 Scholarship awarded to business majors for outstanding academic performance.

In addition, she finds time to be an active member of ENACTUS. Since Spring of 2014, she has been a participant in improving the Lancaster Community garden at Wheatland Middle School. As a member of ENACTUS, she also engaged in the canned food and clothing drive which was a great success. The drive collected and donated about 400 items to the Water Street Rescue Mission.