Kevin C. Hayes of Scranton, Pa. awarded Loyola Medal at Fairfield University

Kevin C. Hayes of Scranton, Pa., was awarded the St. Ignatius Loyola medal at commencement ceremonies at Fairfield University. The Loyola medal, the highest honor bestowed by the Alumni Association, is given to a senior who is committed to "the service of faith, of which the promotion of justice is an absolute requirement."

Kevin was active in student government throughout his college career, culminating with his election as president. In that role he met regularly with students and members of the university administration and local town government, to promote understanding and cooperation.

He was also a leader for T.E.A.M., or Together Effectively Achieving Multiculturalism, an organization that works to achieve a diverse living and learning environment. In addition, he was a member of the Fairfield University Crisis Management Team, a lector for Campus Ministry, a member of the College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Search Committee and a coordinator for Freshman Orientation.

Beyond his extraordinary involvement on campus, Kevin participated in Global Outreach to Duran, Ecuador, in which faculty, administrators and students live and work among the poor.

A politics major at Fairfield, Kevin is a member of Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit Honor Society, and Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society.

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Posted on June 15, 2001

Vol. 33, No. 221

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