Congratulations to the winter 2020 awardees of the Local Government Early Career Service Certificate. This certificate, launched in May 2019, is for graduating MPA/MPP students who have completed extensive projects for local governments. It also recognizes graduating students in good academic standing who have gone above and beyond the requirements of their degree programs and displayed a commitment to local government service. Students receive the certificate based on nominations submitted by their ICMA Student Chapter faculty advisors at the end of each academic semester.  

Winter 2020 Recipients

Aaron Norris Auburn University
Anna Shields University of Delaware
Bryant Williams Georgia Southern University
Caroline Gabiga Northern Illinois University
Challie Pizano The University of Texas at Dallas  
Demarcus Powell       The University of Texas at Dallas
Jeremy Kimble University of Connecticut
Kevin Noreikis Northern Illinois University
Morgan McCoy The University of Texas at Dallas
Nicole Cuadras University of La Verne
Nicole Koehn University of Central Oklahoma
Sheniqia Haynes University of Central Oklahoma
Sung Chul Woo The University of Texas at Dallas
Zach Bartush The University of Texas at Dallas

See photos and biographies of the winter 2020 recipients.

ICMA continues to support partnerships between universities and local governments, which help students develop practical skills and connections in public service and bring fresh perspectives to local government issues.

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