Meredith Student Earns Statewide Community Impact Award
Brittany Bristol, a student at Meredith College, received the third annual North Carolina Campus Compact Community Impact Student Award during the Compact’s Student Conference held at High Point University Saturday, November 8. Bristol was one of 27 college students from across the state who received the award for making significant, innovative contributions to their campus’ efforts to address local community needs.
The awards were presented by State Senator Vernon Malone, of Wake County, and the Compact’s Executive Director Lisa Keyne before an audience of more than 250 college students and guests representing 33 higher education institutions. High Point University President Nido Qubein initiated the ceremony, emphasizing the conference’s theme, “The Power is Yours.”
Bristol is a senior majoring in psychology. She is the founder of the service organization IMPACT-Impacting Meredith to Provide Accountable Change Today, and is a member of Meredith College’s Service-Learning Advisory Committee. In addition to her service commitments, Bristol has served as a patient ambassador at WakeMed Hospital and as an undergraduate researcher on the Transition Kindergarten program through North Carolina State University. Bristol studied abroad at the University of Alicante in Spain. Upon graduation from Meredith, Bristol plans to continue studying psychology in graduate school.
North Carolina Campus Compact is a statewide coalition of higher education presidents and chancellors established to encourage and support campus engagement in the community.
Date Submitted: 2008-11-18