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NAACP Awards

Students, faculty and staff were recognized this year at the NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet, held Feb. 2.

  • The Office of the President, the City of Ames and the Government of the Student Body were honored for their contributions to the renovation of the Black Cultural Center and their advancement of the "one community" concept.

  • The Ames Police Benefit Association was honored with the NAACP's Making a Difference Award for its contribution to the Black Cultural Center.

  • The Black Student Alliance received the Making a Difference Award for its leadership and initiative with the BCC renovation.

  • Mack Shelley, professor of statistics, received the Making a Difference Award in honor of his lifetime commitment to helping students achieve their academic goals, especially those disadvantaged by educational preparation, environmental circumstance or economic station in life.

  • Dawniece Trumbo, senior in marketing, received the Outstanding Student Award for excellence in scholarship, leadership and community service.

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Quick look

Iowa State was honored at the NAACP's annual Freedom Fund Banquet held Feb. 2, 2007.