Rhode Island honors students at Rainville Awards

URI held its annual Rainville Awards to honor outstanding students.
URI held its annual Rainville Awards to honor outstanding students. | File photo

The University of Rhode Island recently held the 28th annual A. Robert Rainville Leadership Awards ceremony to honor four undergraduate student leaders. 

The awards are presented each year by the Division of Student Affairs’ Office of Student Involvement and Center for Student Leadership Development to recognize students who have shown exceptional leadership and teamwork abilities, while sustaining a very strong performance academically.

Kelsea Adams was named this year’s recipient of the Servant Leadership Award. She is a senior elementary education and biology major who was honored for her extensive involvement at the university and in the community.

Jennifer Scotti and Brendan O’Keefe were honored with the Student Employee Award. Scotti is a junior political science and psychology major who was recognized for her work as a resident assistant. O’Keefe is a senior finance major who won because of his work as a building manager. 

David Cummings won the Student Leadership Award and the URI powerlifting team was given the Team Excellence Award. He is a senior environmental science and management major who won due to his commitment to various student groups.

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