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Sherry Unger

The Sherry Unger Award

Sherry Unger
Sherry Unger 1949-2002

Every other month, we will feature a different noteworthy service-learning project on our homepage. The featured project winner will receive a library of service-learning materials and will be listed in our project idea archive for others to emulate! As of July 2002, this award was renamed in honor of Sherry Unger. For a list of past winners, click here.

Eligible projects must be Maryland K-12 public school curricular connected classroom projects, independent projects by a student or group of students, projects carried out by a club or organization, or projects submitted by a community based organization (CBO) that was carried out by youth.

To apply for this award, fill out an application form, which includes a publicity release form. For more information and a copy of this year's application, please email Michele Milligan (mmilligan@msde.state.md.us) or call (410) 767-0358.

There is one submission deadline annually: June 1.

Sherry Unger, a long-time service-learning Fellow and friend of service-learning, passed away on June 22, 2002. As of July 2002, our monthly featured projects award was renamed the "The Sherry Unger Award" to honor Sherry, and to reward service-learning projects which reflect her excellence and commitment to serving humanity.

Contact Information
Julie Ayers, Service-Learning Specialist
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0358
Fax:  410-333-8010
Email:  jayers@msde.state.md.us
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