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.

Hailey McMahon: Meet Berry College's First Sullivan Scholar

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Sullivan Scholarship winner Hailey McMahon is passionate about animal welfare and community service.
this photo depicts three winners of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at Duke University

This Sullivan Award Winner Beat Breast Cancer and Helps Other Black Women Do the Same

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Duke University researcher Niasha Fray earned the 2019 award along with students Idalis French and Moreen Njoroge.
this photo shows MaKayla Lorick in the process of conducting an interview

Sullivan Award Winner Shares Untold Stories of African-Americans at Washington and Lee University

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Makayla Lorick has been interviewing W&L's African-American alumni to learn about their experiences during a turbulent period in southern history.
this photo shows the kindness of the real Mister Rogers

Rollins College Remembers 2001 Sullivan Award Winner Mister Rogers

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The real Mister Rogers was a familiar and comforting sight on the Rollins College campus, both as a student and an alumnus.
this photo shows Kayla Harris, winner of the business pitch competition at the Ignite Retreat

Kayla Harris Wins Business Pitch Competition With Computer Game for Personal Finances

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The Mary Baldwin University student's business would gamify personal finances to help young people better remember what they've learned.
this photo shows Bella Almeida spraypainting the Earthy Creations logo on a wall in Prague

Student Turns Trash into Stunning Sustainable Art

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Bella Almeida of Duke University founded eARThy Creations after attending the Sullivan Foundation's summer study-abroad program in Prague.