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Looking for civil-rights leaders

Nominate someone for a Noel Award or encourage a student to apply for a Noel Scholarship.

By Jeremy VanHooser

January 29, 2019

Rachel B. NoelThe Rachel B. Noel Awards Committee is seeking nominations for the Hope for the Future Award. The award honors Noel’s legacy as a pioneer of the civil-rights movement and her efforts to integrate Denver’s public schools.

The committee seeks to recognize and honor individuals who have walked in Noel’s shoes by promoting equal rights, education, community service and inclusive excellence. The committee is particularly interested in nominees who can demonstrate measurable progress in promoting inclusiveness, equality, diversity and multiculturalism. Efforts may involve active civic engagement, institutional leadership and academic scholarship that have contributed substantially to Noel’s vision of progressive social change.

All nominations are due Feb. 8.

Visit the Noel Professorship website for more details.

Additionally, online applications are being accepted for the Rachel B. Noel Scholarship.

Please encourage students to apply by Feb. 8.

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