Student Awarded Watson Fellowship
2001 Jeanette K. Watson Fellowship was awarded to Joel Mentor,
a sophomore majoring in political science at Long Island Universityís
(LIU) Brooklyn campus. The fellowship, offered to talented undergraduates
in New York City colleges, provides three consecutive summers
of well-supervised, challenging internships, a series of enriching
seminars, a financial award and a laptop computer.
A member of the Brooklyn Campusís University Honors Program, Mentor
interned last summer at the Citizenís Committee for New York City,
a non-profit organization that provides leadership training and
resources for volunteer community groups throughout the city.
He organized and conducted a seminar for the Youth Leadership
Institute, helping young New Yorkers become inspiring leaders
in the community.
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