Award recipient Gracie Harrington.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Campus Pride has announced that it has bestowed its Voice & Action Awards on four collegiate recipients.

Among the award recipients is Wake Forest University student Gracie Harrington. She won the group’s Sorority/Fraternity Award. Harrington has led the Winston-Salem college’s Gay Straight Student Alliance and is an active member of her sorority. The organization cited praise for Harrington: “Gracie inspires me to live passionately and limitlessly, because she isn’t afraid to live out loud. She is reluctant to choose one path, because her potential is boundless. Her kindness permeates all boundaries, and ushers in positivity.”

Other award winners included: Vanessa Gonzalez, Rutgers University, Student Leader; Jesse Beal, Suffolk University, Advisor; and Lauren Neidigh, University of Arizona, Athlete.

The Charlotte-based Campus Pride is currently accepting applications for its advisory board. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to apply. Terms run from January to December. Board members meet monthly via conference call. See the website to download the form. Deadline is July 31.

info: campuspride.org.

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