Name: Josh Murphy
Academic Year: Senior
UHL Class: 2012
UHL Track: Academic Honors
Josh Murphy ('12, English) has been named as one of the 2012 CLA Student Leaders of the Year. Josh, a UHL senior who plans to graduate in May, was nominated by UHL Director Steve Medema and Assistant Director Georg Gadow. Josh was chosen to receive the prestigious award based on his work with refugee children at the Grace Apartments in Denver. Josh was introduced to the children of Grace Apartments via the Mercy Housing Initiative, a UHL volunteer program.
“I am deeply honored to be selected as a 2012 Colorado Leadership Alliance Student Leader of the Year. Each of the nominees has done amazing work, so I am both extremely lucky and excited to have been chosen,” Josh said. He would also like to thank Drs. Gadow and Medema for nominating him for the award and pushing him to excel academically.
Josh will be presented with his award at the Celebrating Civic Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, April 5.
To read more about the Mercy Housing Initiative, please click here