DEFIANCE, Ohio – Defiance College graduating senior Sarah Tucker of Canastota, N.Y., is one of 14 college and university students in Ohio to receive the Charles J. Ping Student Service Award for 2010-11 sponsored by Ohio Campus Compact.
Tucker is majoring in forensic science and minoring in criminal justice. She is a Service Leader at DC and was awarded the 2010 David and Laura Reed Scholarship in science and a 2011 Civic Engagement Honor.
The Charles J. Ping Award was designed to recognize and honor undergraduate students’ outstanding leadership and contributions to community service on their campus and within their community. This award is granted annually to undergraduates from Ohio Campus Compact member institutions who exhibit outstanding leadership in their community service endeavors both on their campus and within their community.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.
April 26, 2011