Holy Cross College student awarded J. Patrick Lee Prize in Service
NOTRE DAME, IN (February 20, 2014) — Delta Epsilon Sigma Honor Society is pleased to announce that Holy Cross College student, Claire Doriot, of Syracuse, Indiana has been awarded the J. Patrick Lee Prize in Service.
This annual undergraduate competition was established to honor Patrick Lee, who served as National Secretary-Treasurer of Delta Epsilon Sigma with dedication and commitment for over 20 years, and whose leadership transformed the Society.
As a tribute to Dr. Lee’s praiseworthy ethical character and judgment, the competition encourages student Delta Epsilon Sigma members to reflect on how their personal engagement in service reflects the tenets of Catholic social teaching and enriches the local, national, or global community, as well as ways in which they will continue or expand their service in the future.
Based upon her service, academics, and personal thesis, Doriot was selected by a committee as the student best embodying the ideals of Catholic social teaching through her engagement in service. Miss Doriot was awarded a $1,000 prize and will be profiled in the Delta Epsilon Sigma Journal.
Delta Epsilon Sigma is a national scholastic honor society for students, faculty, and alumni of colleges and universities with a Catholic tradition. It recognizes academic accomplishments, while fostering scholarly activities, and encouraging a sense of intellectual community among its members. Over 100 colleges and universities are charter members of Delta Epsilon Sigma.
Doriot, is a junior at Holy Cross majoring in Business and Theology with a 3.87 grade point average. She is involved in Mission Team, Student Government, and the St. Vincent de Paul Club. She plans to find a job and continue a life of service with hopes of joining Catholic Relief Services after graduation.In regard to her honor, Claire stated, “I am very grateful to be a part of Delta Epsilon Sigma as well as having the honor to receive this great award. This honor has motivated me to continue serving the needs of our community.”