Westborough student receives award


Westborough student receives awardWestborough – Amanda Winer, of Westborough, was awarded third place in the Binghamton University Alumni Association's 2011 Exemplary Student Award Competition. The award honors outstanding Binghamton University students and judged on criteria including involvement on and off campus, University knowledge, personality and communication, academic strength, honors and awards, and overall impression.

Winer is studying history, Judaic studies and classical civilization in Binghamton's Harpur College of Arts and Sciences. She is a member of Phi Alpha Theta and has received the Helen Anne B. Rivlin Scholarship, Benjamin and Ann Schecter Scholarship, Faculty-Student Scholarship, Provost Academic Scholarship and Foundation Annual Award. She has served as a tutor in the Binghamton University Writing Center, teaching assistant for both the history and Judaic studies departments, president of the 2012 Senior Class Council (during junior year) and currently vice president of public affairs for the 2012 Class Council.

Among her many involvements, she is a tour guide and marketing intern for the Binghamton University Writing Initiative, chapter coordinator for Challah for Hunger, and founder of Shoreshim, Jewish Environmental Initiative. Winer is a service ambassador for the University's Center for Civic Engagement, participates in the English Conversation Pairs Program, and coordinates education and advocacy for all Challah for Hunger chapters worldwide.


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