Alumni Council Fellows Receive Forever Duke Student Leadership Award

Alumni Council Fellows Receive Forever Duke Student Leadership Award

Recipients of the Forever Duke Student Leadership Award (top-bottom): Sydney Fishman MEM’18, Eric Smith MF/MBA’18, and Lisa Remlinger DEL-MEM’18

Three Nicholas School students – Sydney Fishman MEM’18, Lisa Remlinger DEL-MEM’18 and Eric Smith MF/MBA’18 – were awarded the Forever Duke Student Leadership Award by the Duke Alumni Association (DAA) last month for their service as Alumni Council Fellows. According to the DAA, “the honor is awarded to students of high integrity, who are strong advocates for the Duke community, and exemplify Duke’s guiding principle of ‘knowledge in the service to society’ and are leaving Duke a better place than they found it.”

The three students were nominated for the award based on their work on the Nicholas School Alumni-Student Mentorship Program – a pilot program designed to provide students with the ability to build professional skills and connect with alumni working in their field of interest.

The Nicholas School was the only professional school with more than one recipient.

I was so excited to receive the Forever Duke Student Leadership award – I love that it brings visibility and credibility to the mentorship program. I hope this recognition encourages more students and alumni to get involved in mentoring through the Nicholas School!” – Sydney Fishman, MEM’18

All three students graduated on May 12th, where they were recognized for their achievement.

(L-R): Sydney Fishman MEM’18, Eric Smith MF/MBA’18, and Lisa Remlinger DEL-MEM’18