ROMEOVILLE – Lewis University student Dominica McNair of Plainfield received the Father Aquinas Colgan Award during the university’s undergraduate commencement ceremonies Dec. 17, 2017, at the Romeoville main campus.
This special recognition is awarded to a graduating senior during the university’s undergraduate commencement ceremonies held in May and December. It is the oldest recognition in university history.
The criminal justice degree recipient plans to become a juvenile probation officer.
McNair appeared on dean’s list multiple times during her studies at Lewis University while engaging in extracurricular activities, such as the Lewis University cheerleading team and volunteer work.
In between studying, she found time to volunteer at the Warren Sharpe Community Center in Joliet, Feed My Starving Children in Aurora, Hessed House in Aurora, Pillars Social Services in LaGrange Park and River Valley Justice Center in Joliet.
Students are nominated for the Father Aquinas Colgan Award by university faculty and staff. To be eligible for nomination, a student must be an undergraduate who has qualified for graduation, who is a four-year student of Lewis University with a minimum GPA of 3.0, and who has demonstrated exemplary personal, intellectual and social development in the spirit of Lewis University’s mission.
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