To commemorate the memory of the late Lena Landegger, the Landegger Charitable Foundation has made a generous gift to Georgetown University for the purpose of honoring and rewarding Georgetown undergraduates for distinguished contributions to community service. These are students who have voluntarily committed to serve those in need in the many communities of which Georgetown is a part. Each year, twenty students will be selected to receive the awards. The Lena Landegger Community Service Awards provide a remarkable occasion for Georgetown to celebrate and honor its deep commitment to community service.
“In Jesuit education, service is not just about helping, but about learning. As we help someone in need, we hopefully learn from them in a way that builds friendship. In Catholic social teaching, we call this solidarity – the recognition that we are all children of God, that we all have needs and that we all have something to give and to learn from one another.”
- Rev. Kevin O’Brien, S.J. 2012 Landegger Awards Ceremony
Congratulations to the 2017 Recipients of the Lena Landegger Community Service Awards!
Mayra Alaniz Lillian Flashner Jason Low
Febin Bellamy Patrick Gage Nirmal Maitra
Luke Brown Bserat Ghebremicael Clara Mejia Orta
Josue Coronado Olivia Hinerfeld Madeline Moore
Natasha DeSousa Carlo Izzo Alexandra O'Kane
Victoria Efetevbia Benjamin Johnson Carolyn Vilter
Brandon Ferrell Niki Khandheria
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