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Loyola University New Orleans Presents Leadership Awards

Loyola press release - April 30, 2004

(New Orleans)---The Center for Student Leadership at Loyola University New Orleans held the twenty-second annual Leadership Banquet on April 21 in appreciation of the excellent leadership and service given by students and faculty to Loyola. Over 200 student leaders and organizational advisors attended the banquet.

The Spirit of Loyola Awards was established by the Center for Student Leadership Development to recognize broad areas of achievement and leadership, which contribute to the quality of life at Loyola.

The following awards were presented:

Joseph A. Danna Center Award:

Joseph David (Alexandria, LA)

Intramural Sportsmanship Awards:

Colleen Mahoney (Mobile, AL)

Joe Knoth (Indianapolis, In)

Intramural Athlete of the Year:

Ian Roche (New Orleans, La)

Angela Rossito (New Orleans, La)

Mary Ann Reising Flynn Scholarship:

Pegah Kannar (Birmingham, Al)

Rev. Louis J. Twomey, S.J. Community Service:

Mary Burckell (Wilmington, De)

Rev. Ransom Marlow, S.J. Residential Life:

Caryn Hein (Knoxville, Tn)

Spirit of Loyola for International Understanding:

Stephanie Margherio (St. Louis, Mo)

Spirit of Loyola for Racial & Cultural Education:

Beatrice Forlano (Elmwood Park, Il)

Spirit of Loyola for Outstanding Service as an Organizational Advisor:

Arthur Stern

Spirit of Loyola for Exceptional Community Service:

Kristin Penaloza (Marietta, Ga)

Rev. James C. Carter, S.J., Spirit of Loyola for Exceptional Leadership:

Mary Grace Stewart (Houston, Tx)

Academic Excellence, Ideal Size, Rich Jesuit Tradition…Loyola’s unique combination of quality faculty and academic programs/facilities; an ideal size that fosters a positive learning environment and individual student attention; and the centuries-old Jesuit tradition of educating the whole person distinguishes us from other institutions. Visit us at www.loyno.edu.