College Book Awards Recognize Achievement, Character
September 10 was full of Lion Pride as select Seniors received prestigious 2021 College Book Awards. These awards recognize academic excellence and character traits valued by the sponsoring universities. As their families and peers joined online, these 14 students proudly accepted the awards from Scheck Hillel faculty and staff. The group represents a diverse array of talents, interests, backgrounds and accomplishments.
The College Book Awards program is sponsored by the alumni chapters of the participating colleges. High schools are invited to participate by nominating members of the senior class who have demonstrated the attributes of the award. These include traits such as independence of thought, moral leadership, active service and rigorous engagement with learning. Scheck Hillel has carried on this tradition for more than a decade. This year's list of recipients follows. Mazal tov to them and to their families!