On Friday, June 23 Citizen Schools NY celebrated the incredible service of our AmeriCorps service members who are the heart and soul of the work we do in schools. It was a powerful evening for us to gather together and honor our AmeriCorps members many accomplishments and deepen our network strength! We are thankful to have a group of amazing service fellows that served our nearly 600 students day in and day out.
Champion Award: Julianna Fellows
This award recognizes an AmeriCorps member who has consistently exhibited our CS values -- Joy, Respect, Courage, Perseverance, Pride, Teamwork & Vision.
Emerging Leader Award: Vishnu Neppala
This award goes to a Teaching Fellow (TF) that has been reflective of the TF experience and understands how skills gained, thus far, will propel them into being a greater leader on campus next year.
Excellence in Action Award: Adealya Rhodes
This award recognizes a second-year TF (TF2) who has excelled at bringing the Citizen Schools model to life in the classroom and in their leadership role.
Innovative Leader Award: Lauren O'Neal
This award is the highest honor for a second-year TF (TF2), recognizing an exemplary leader who has been innovative in increasing efficiency on campus.