Jordan Wolman of Scotch Plains receives two awards from Lehigh University


BETHLEHEM, PA – Jordan Wolman of Scotch Plains received two awards from Lehigh University for the spring semester of 2021.

Scotch Plains-Fanwood graduate HS was among the recipients of the James J. Duane III Award for Leadership in Student Life, which is awarded to seniors in recognition of their extraordinary performance as a student leader at Lehigh. The following areas are used as a basis for assessing outstanding performance: overall impact on Lehigh students, program development and implementation, bridging cultural differences and student governance playing a role in improving interactions between students, teachers and staff.

Wolman was among the eight students who received the Allegiance Award in spring 2021. The Allegiance Award is given to seniors to recognize their dedication and continuous improvement focused on a specific organization. Outstanding performance in this area includes the impact of the senior on the organization; be a member of the organization for a substantial portion of their time at Lehigh; serve in a variety of roles within the organization; and play a key role in the overall management of the organization, such as vision, goal setting and annual transition for the organization.

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Wolman, a former TAPintoSPF intern, graduated from Lehigh earlier this month and joined Politico as a digital producer.

“I’m going to do a bit of everything: copy writing, SEO and as many reports as I can,” he says. “I’ll be moving around the newsroom to try out different beats. Glad to learn from the best!”

For over 150 years, Lehigh University has combined exceptional academic and learning opportunities with leadership in promoting innovative research. The institution is among the most selective and top-ranked private research universities in the country. Lehigh’s five colleges – College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and PC Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science – provide opportunities for over 7,000 students to discover and grow in an academic environment. rigorous with a united and committed campus community.


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