Angie Ryan Williams (left) presents the Carolyn Donahue Award to Denise Moses

Angie Ryan Williams (left) presents the Carolyn Donahue Award to Denise Moses

Carolyn Donahue Award Friend of Equal Opportunity Education Award

A Friend of Equal Opportunity Education is a strong supporter of Trio or GEAR UP students and programs in Vermont, who works outside the Trio and GEAR UP community, in secondary schools or at institutions of higher education. He/she works tirelessly to improve access to and success in higher education for low-income, first-generation students and/or students with disabilities, and he/she has made a tremendous impact on Trio or GEAR UP students.

2018 Denise Moses, Northern Vermont University Lyndon

2017 Penny Howrigan, Northern Vermont University Johnson

2016 Stephanie Dorosko, Vermont Technical College

2015 Lisa Becker, Canaan Memorial High School

2014  Sue Brown, Craftsbury School Counselor

2013 Tim Chamberlin, Lake Region Union High School

2012 Carolyn Donahue, The University of Vermont