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UT to name Jefferson Award ‘Champion’ honoree Feb. 13

What: The University of Toledo will announce its fifth Jefferson Awards “Champion” honoree during a luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 13.

When and where: 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Libbey Hall on UT’s Main Campus (luncheon begins); 1:15 p.m., announcement of annual Champion

Who: Annual Jefferson Awards “Champion” honoree, Vice President for External Affairs Lawrence J. Burns, and Toledo Mayor/UT alumnus Mike Bell

Full release:

The University of Toledo will announce its fifth annual Jefferson Awards “Champion” honoree during a special luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 11:30 a.m. in Libbey Hall on UT’s Main Campus.

Ten monthly Jefferson Awards honorees will be recognized during the event, which also will feature remarks from Toledo Mayor Mike Bell.

UT launched its Jefferson Awards program in January 2008 to celebrate members of the UT community who make service a priority. Each year, an annual honoree exemplifying the ideals of the program is selected to attend recognition events in Washington, D.C., offered by the national Jefferson Awards program.

Keeping with tradition, the announcement of the annual honoree will be a surprise to all in attendance.

The announcement will be made toward the end of the program, after 1 p.m.

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The Independent Collegian (March 13, 2013)

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