Educators, Activists & Humanitarians--2017 Torch Honorees!

Educators, Activists & Humanitarians–2017 Torch Honorees!

CATE BARRON KEYNOTES “TORCH AWARDS”

 

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg celebrated the achievements of individuals, organizations and educators in advancing issues of global importance during ceremonies on May 18, 2017 at Harrisburg University.  Awards were presented for efforts to advance international education,  environmental sustainability, international law, human rights and support for refugees and immigrants.
The event will began with a reception at 6:30 p.m., followed by the awards presentation.  High school students who participated in the Council’s 2017 Global Scholars program were honored with their certificates at the event.

2017 Individual Torch Awardees Include:

Dr. Oya Dursun-Ozkanca – Elizabethtown College 

 Lindsay Bowman- Harrisburg Academy

Audrey Lopez Valdivia – Church World Service 

Douglas and Rhonda Jacobsen – Messiah College

 Keith Long – Cumberland Valley High School

 

 

TORCH AWARDS – ORGANIZATIONS

HARRISBURG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

BETHANY CHRISTIAN SERVICES 

THE TURKIC AMERICAN ALLIANCE 

 

ISLAMIC SOCIETY OF GREATER HARRISBURG

 Bishop’s Partners in Mission-Susquehanna Conference
United Methodist Church

Temple University Harrisburg

Environmental Law and Sustainability Center – Widener University