Maggie Dunne '13
Few students in the nation have achieved the level of recognition and peer respect as has Maggie Dunne, the 2013 recipient of Colgate’s prestigious 1819 Award.
Dunne, who not only carried a high GPA, but also worked to effect change at the impoverished Pine Ridge Indian reservation through her creation in 2008 of the non-profit Lakota Children’s Enrichment (LCE)
While majoring in Native American studies
, Dunne raised more than $100,000 and collected about $150,000 in new and salvaged goods for her enterprise.