- April 30, 2013
-- MIAMI SHORES, Fla.— Barry University student Chelsea Baker recently earned two notable Barry University student awards. Baker was named the 2013 President’s Award winner
and the 2013 St. Catherine’s Medal winner
Barry’s President’s Award
is presented annually to a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding service and leadership through engagement in the life of the university and in the wider community. Kappa Gamma Pi National Catholic College Honor Society awards The St Catherine Medal
each year to a Barry student who has demonstrated outstanding service and leadership.
Baker is a senior and will graduate with a Bachelor of Science in social work on May 4 with a 3.3 cumulative grade point average. In four years at Barry, Baker volunteered with numerous philanthropic organizations including the Miami Shores Presbyterian Church and the Immokalee Farmworkers Coalition.
On campus, Baker volunteered with the Alternative Spring Break Program, created Barry’s Praise and Worship Group, and was the co-founder of Barry’s Students for Justice. She is the Vice President of Barry’s Student Social Work Association, a member of the philosophy club, and Phi Gamma Mu Honor Society.
Barry University is a Dominican, Catholic University located on a 122-acre campus in Miami Shores, Florida. Open to the faith perspectives of all, the university fosters the intellectual and character development of more than 8,500 students and offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its nine academic schools and colleges. Discover what you can transform by studying, teaching, supporting, or working at Barry University. Visit: www.barry.edu