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Andrew Silverman Community Service Awards
The Andrew Silverman Community Service Awards go to one or more students in each class and to one student organization who exemplify the spirit of community service. This year's recipients are:
First-Year Student - Rodney Glassman - for his work on a number of non-profit boards in Tucson and his creation of a Foundation to help children in Tucson. Last year his Foundation put together five fun-events for children across Tucson, created new experiences in music, art and education for over 50,000 Tucson students, and donated over $100,00 to local non-profit agencies that serve children.
Second-Year Student - Jared Hautamaki - for his efforts as the representive of the Law Student Division of the American Bar Association to the ABA House of Delegates. He is also involved in lobbying efforts for more federal loan money for professional students, lower student loan fees, and Federal Loan Repayment Assistance, and has helped draft a proposed Uniform Loan Repayment Assistance Program for state legislatures.
Third-Year Students - Kate Hackett - for her outstanding service to the Court Appointed Special Advocates program for neglected and abused children, and Emilie Hyams - for bringing “Locks of Love” to Tucson and the UA.
Student Organization - Phi Delta Phi - for organizing one community service event every month and raising funds for various charitable causes. This year their service to the community included packing boxes at the Community Food Bank, sponsoring a Halloween Food Drive, volunteering as bailiffs at the High School Mock Regional Trials, volunteering at the Habitat for Humanity Store, and rasing money for the Katrina Relief Red Cross Fund.