Antioch University New England (AUNE) will hold its 2012 Horace Mann Spirit of Service Awards dinner on Friday, September 14, at the Keene Country Club, in Keene, New Hampshire. Molly Kelly, New Hampshire state senator, is the keynote speaker.
These three individuals will receive AUNE Horace Mann Spirit of Service Awards:
â€¢ Citizen’s Award: Charlton MacVeagh, retired banking industry executive, philanthropist, community volunteer, and AUNE trustee
â€¢ Staff/Faculty Award: Shelley Viles ’92, founder and director of the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and the ASD Certificate program at AUNE
â€¢ Alumnus Award: Floyd Nease ’88, executive director of the Vermont Association for Mental Health, Addiction, and Recovery
The Horace Mann Spirit of Service Awards honor individuals who have made a difference in the lives of others and who embody the spirit of Horace Mann, abolitionist, educator, and the first president of Antioch College (1852-1859). Mann was a Massachusetts state legislator, state senator, and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. As the state’s first secretary of education, he established the Massachusetts public school system.
To Purchase Tickets
Tickets to the dinner are $50 per person. The reception begins at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and awards program at 7 p.m., at the Keene Country Club, 755 West Hill Road, Keene, New Hampshire.
Net proceeds from the Horace Mann Spirit of Service awards dinner will benefit the AUNE scholarship fund, enabling more deserving students to experience an AUNE education. Find more information here.