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.

Gabriel Carrilho: Sullivan Award Recipient Helped Bring Clean Water to Village in Ecuador

As the founder of UofSC's chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, the mechanical engineering major has also helped fellow Latinx students fulfill their ambitions to become engineers.

Sydney Hencil: Sullivan Award Recipient Sees Journalism as a Mission of Truth-Telling

A journalism major and competitive dancer and cheerleader, Hencil, who was born in Zimbabwe, has been featured on banners around campus in Brenau's "From Here You Can" campaign.

Future Social Worker and Future Teacher Receive Sullivan Awards at Winthrop University

The Sullivan Awards, among the top honors bestowed by Winthrop, were presented to Ariah Massey, a social work major, and Jacobe Reid, an educational studies major, on April 20.

Rita Castañon, Jesse West Honored With Sullivan Award at Carson-Newman University

West, a football team captain, and Castañon, co-founder of a campus organization for immigrant students, were featured in an episode about Carson-Newman on Amazon Prime's "The College Tour."

Sustainability Champion Claire Windsor Earns Sullivan Award at University of South Carolina

Windsor founded UofSC's Student Council on Sustainability and is also an avid cyclist who competes at the highest level for the Lux Cycling Team in races across the U.S.

Duke Sullivan Award Recipients Include Prison Reform Advocate, Defender of Tenants' Rights

Liyu Woldemichael, a graduating senior and native of Ethiopia, and Amanda Joos, a first-year law student, earned the prestigious service-based award along with Duke administrator Sam Miglarese.