Below are the nominees for the 2014 “Spirit of the Founders Award.”
Cast your vote here! Voting will take place from Monday, September 15 to Thursday, September 18.

John Brown – Graduate – 20104

Education Major
Captain of the Basketball Team
Volunteered at Meals on Wheels
Relay for Life cancer walk
Big Brother Big Sister Mentor
Athletic Training Honor Society
Volunteers in soup kitchens in Long Island
Participated in Lite the Night Walk
Volunteer for youth basketball camp
Service for School for the Blind in Westchester
Compassionate and has a joyful appreciation for life

Jamal Kirkland – Graduate – 2014

Communications Major
Resident Assistant 2012, 2013, 2014
Member of DC Chef Club
President of Student Government Association 2013-2014
Alternative Spring Break 2014
Anna Rojas Award 2012
Student worker in the Career Development Center Office

Daniel Alacar – Graduate – 2014

Biology Major
Alternative Spring Break 2014
Peer Mentor
Treasurer of Rotoract Club
Member of the Biology Club
Big Brother Big Sister Mentor 2010-2014
Member of the Freshman Board of Activities
Member of the Pitches and Cream Singing Group
Member of Campus Ministry
Member of the Commuter Connections Club
Member of Habitat for Humanity
Member of the Earth Committee
Dohn Harshbarger Leadership Award 2014
Supportive, loyal, friendly, giving, caring

Aaron Evans – Graduate – 2014

Accounting Major
President of Rotoract
Resident Assistant 2012-2014
Member of Habitat for Humanity
Active participant in Meals on Wheels
Outreach to People to People
Outreach to POTS (Part of the Solution)
Active participant in Share Christmas
Always willing to help, compassionate and caring

Kayla Lyder – Junior

Social Work Major
President for Habitat for Humanity
Member of Rotaract
Vice President of Campus Ministry 2013
Alternative Spring Break 2013-2014
Certified Student Leader Class
Meals on Wheels of Rockland – Site Leader
Animal Shelter Volunteer
Volunteers for Midnight Runs
Member of the Social Work Club
Preaching in Action Conference 2013
El Salvador Volunteer 2015
Friendly, caring, and compassionate

Monique Lalanne – Graduate – 2014

Business Major
Peer Mentor 2012-2014
Student Ambassador 2011-2014
President of CAB for one year
Member of Campus Ministry
Habitat for Humanity
Dance Team – two years, Captain – one year
Alternative Spring Break 2014
Member of Pitches and Cream Singing Group
Bridges to Dominican Republic 2011
Preaching in Action – Dominican University 2012
Fanjeaux, France study and travel 2013
Sr. Mary Eileen O’Brien Citizenship Award 2014
Student Leadership Award 2013
Member of Campus Ministry
Dohn Harshbarger Leadership Award 2013

Tiffany Bermudez – Graduate – 2014

Psychology Major
Resident Assistant 2012-2014
President of Psi Chi
Member of Alpha Psi Sigma Honor Society
Senior Class Vice President
Dean’s List 2011-2013
Founder of the Latin Dance Team
Fanjeaux, France study trip 2012
Member of Campus Ministry
Alternative Spring Break 2013-2014
Involvement in many outreach events and walks
Dohn Harshbarger Leadership Award 2012-2013
Sr. Mary Eileen O’Brien Citizenship Award 2014
Certified Student Leader Course 2012