Timothy P. Healy of Port Ewen, N.Y., honored at Fairfield University

Image: Timothy P. HealyTimothy P. Healy of Port Ewen, N.Y., was honored with a Student Achievement Award from Fairfield University's Alumni Association at its annual Student Awards Dinner. He was recognized for his leadership on the Student Court.

As Chief Justice of the Fairfield University Student Court, Tim was pro-active on student rights, authoring two opinions on the subject. His responsibilities included recruiting, training and overseeing nine additional justices who assisted him on the court. His professionalism and integrity led to a respected judicial body that created a vital balance between the students and the administration.

A politics major with minors in legal studies, English and religious studies, Tim has demonstrated a commitment to politics and public service. While a student at Fairfield, he ran for public office and won a seat on the Town of Fairfield's governing board, the Representative Town Meeting.

On campus he also was a co-coordinator for the Freshman First Year Experience Committee, in which he selected, trained and managed over 120 students to implement the program. He was also active with the Fairfield University Election Commission Chair and wrote the student newspaper, The Mirror. He is a member of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national politics honor society.

Tim, who graduated from Fairfield on May 20, plans to pursue a master's degree in politics and enter public service.

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Posted on June 10, 2001

Vol. 33, No. 247

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