Sullivan Stars

Meet tomorrow’s changemakers, including Sullivan Award winners and Sullivan Scholars at our partner schools, and discover how they are placing service above self to help others in their communities and campuses and build a better world.

Sullivan Award Recipient Is Hero On and Off the Football Field at Davidson College

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Chibuike "ChiChi" Odo's "volunteer service, character and spiritual qualities only touch the surface of the impact he has made ... at Davidson and foreshadow the massive impact he will make on the world," said his head coach.

Three Servant Leaders Receive Sullivan Awards from University of Virginia

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Yaa Awusi-Sarkodi, a native of Ghana, and Domenick Bailey received the Sullivan Awards as students while the community leader award went to UVA Dean Michael Gerard Mason.

Hannah Roebuck, Sullivan Award Recipient at Clemson, Builds "More Just and Welcoming Places"

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Roebuck, a double major in religious studies and political science, earned the Sullivan Award in part because of her unstinting commitment to helping refugees and immigrants who have come to the U.S. seeking a better life.

Clemson Sullivan Award Recipient Ronnie Clevenstine Uses Her Research to Combat Food Insecurity

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Clevenstine, an economics major, wants to dedicate her career to combating the stigma of food insecurity and making sure everyone has access to food, housing and economic opportunity.

This Sullivan Award Recipient Has Helped Hundreds of Dreamers Get College Degrees

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Dr. Michael Spalding founded Equal Chance for Education, a Nashville nonprofit that helps children of immigrants attend college in Tennessee. He says, "This, to me, is not a political thing. It's a moral thing."

Tejas Dinesh Earns Sullivan Award at the University of Alabama

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Dinesh, a double major in history and environmental engineering, believes character is about small acts of bravery and planting seeds that may never blossom in his own lifetime but will help future generations.