‘Best in Leadership’ honor given to 2 Cabrini students

By Brad Diamond
September 16, 2005

When searching for ways to describe the men and women honored at the inaugural “Best in Leadership” series, the words “social entrepreneurs” speak volumes. These students, all of whom have made incredible sacrifices, were rewarded on Tuesday, Sept. 20 for playing their part in extending social justice far past the boundaries of their respective college campuses.

The ceremony, which was held in the mansion, recognized the efforts of students from Cabrini, along with students from Drexel, LaSalle, Saint Joseph’s, Swarthmore, Penn, and Widener.

Balancing a college schedule, a task that can seem trying at times, was never enough for the honorees. They all have gone the extra mile, giving up a lot of free time in the process, simply to make strides in their particular areas of interest.

Cabrini was represented by Deidre Beadle and Jennifer Brown, who have combined their efforts to develop an academically based outreach program to the girls in the Delaware County Juvenile Detention Center. “We’re very lucky to be rewarded for doing something we enjoy,” Jennifer said. While Deidre called the ceremony, “a very humbling honor.”

Alongside the detention center staff, Deidre and Jennifer have been helping troubled young women learn life skills, and attempting to boost their self-esteem as they go through their individual ordeals. These two women have shown that there is more to being a leader than just challenging yourself. Deidre and Jennifer have made a point of challenging the people around them as well.

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