Anderson University junior Timothy Read recently received the 2011 Nicholson Student Servant Leadership Award for his servant leadership on campus and in the community. The award was made possible by funds directed to the university by Anderson University donors.
The award is named in honor of Dr. Robert A. Nicholson, president emeritus of Anderson University. Read was selected by the Student Life Department to receive this award because of his involvement in service activities. He will receive $750 and be able to designate a charity of his choice to receive an additional $250. Read has chosen The Christian Center in Anderson, Ind.
[Photo: Timothy Read, pictured with Anderson University President Dr. James L. Edwards.]
Read is a criminal justice major from Cambridge City, Ind. As a student at Anderson University, Read has participated in many service opportunities such as Generation to Generation (a ministry to nursing home residents), the Neighbors program (a service program to community residents residing near Anderson University), Operation Foundation, the Prison Ministry and the After School Fun program. He has also served as a volunteer in many campus activities and several work projects throughout the City of Anderson and Pendleton. Read attends The Bridge in Anderson and the Cambridge City Christian Church in his hometown.
Anderson University is a private Christian university of 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students in central Indiana. Anderson continues to be recognized as a top Christian college: in 2010, U.S. News and World Report ranked Anderson University among the best colleges and universities in the Midwest for the seventh consecutive year. Established in 1917 by the Church of God, Anderson University offers more than 65 undergraduate majors and graduate programs in business, education, music, nursing and theology.