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.

this photo shows Sydney Stepney accepting the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award during a ceremony at Queens University of Charlotte.

Trio of Servant Leaders Receive Sullivan Awards at Queens University of Charlotte

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Sydney Stepney received the student award, while Judy and Paul Leonard were honored for their lifetime of service, including their work with Habitat for Humanity.

How Sullivan Award Recipient Issy Rushton Guided Her Campus Through the Pandemic

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Rushton, a senior at the University of South Carolina, helped create and lead a citywide social responsibility campaign that encouraged locals and students to wear a COVID-19 mask.

Adarsh Shidhaye Receives Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at University of South Carolina

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Shidhaye, a native of Elgin, South Carolina, said he "aimed to make an impact" with his volunteer work from the day he arrived on the UofSC campus.

Past Sullivan Award Recipient Named to List of "People to Watch" in NYC's Theatre Community

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Danielle Biggs, an Elon alumnus, wants to create a “limitless world” for young Black children pursuing the arts and education.
this is a photo of Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award recipient Lucy Burch playing tennis for Huntingdon College

Lucy Burch, a "Unicorn" at Huntingdon College, Honored With Sullivan Award

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The tennis star "has a clear sense of calling, a multitude of spiritual gifts, and a well of faith that will sustain her for years to come," says College Chaplain Rhett Butler.

John Amodeo, One of Three Duke Sullivan Award Recipients, Teaches Children's Ministry in Durham

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Amodeo also volunteers at a vaccination clinic, while Tatayana Richardson mentors students for success and Dr. Anika Lucas provides implicit bias training to nephrologists and performs service work in Kenya.