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.

photo of Steffi Kong of Converse College playing tennis

Steffi Kong, Winner of the Sullivan Award at Converse College, "Excels at Everything She Does"

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Growing up in her native Singapore, Steffi Kong beat SARS and the swine flu and now has her sights set on a career in psychiatry.
photo of Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award winner Olivia Jones in full military regalia at The Citadel

Davidson College Bestows Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award on Student With a Heart for the Homeless

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Among many volunteer activities, Emily Duval helped homeless women and children at the Crisis Assistance Ministries and the Salvation Army Center of Hope.
photo of Tanner Shivley, a winner of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at Carson-Newman University

Rose Denor, Tanner Shivley Earn Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards at Carson-Newman University

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Denor is a Haitian immigrant with a heart for helping her fellow immigrants, while Shivley tutors elementary school children through his church.
photo shows Paxton Peacock of NBC Showpigs, a winner of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at Auburn University

Paxton Peacock, Natalie Conboy and Chris Nunn Receive Sullivan Awards at Auburn

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Peacock founded NBC Showpigs and the Chick-Chain Project while Conboy has tutored and mentored numerous low-income Hispanic children and Nunn is a community service leader in the Auburn area.
these photos show Christopher Kelsey and Grace Smith, winners of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at Duke University

Grace Smith, Christopher Kelsey Receive Sullivan Awards from Duke University

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The prestigious Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award went to a Duke medical school professor and physician who has touched the lives of numerous cancer patients and a student who has volunteered with genocide survivors in Rwanda.