The College of Mount St. Joseph presented the 2013 Dave Scharfenberger Community Service Award to Laura Beck, a junior studying middle childhood education. This award is given to a student who has demonstrated exceptional service to the College and the greater Cincinnati communities.
Beck is involved with Kappa Delta Pi, an international education honor society, and she is a student worker on campus at the Mount. She is also a private in-home tutor for students who are struggling in mathematics, and is a track coach at her former elementary school.
Her accomplishments include being inducted as an executive board member of Kappa Delta Pi, and president of Alpha Chi, a national honor society for college students.
Beck is from Harrison, Ohio. She is the daughter of Joel and Susan Beck.
The College of Mount St. Joseph is an undergraduate and graduate Catholic college that provides an interdisciplinary liberal arts and professional curriculum emphasizing values, service and social responsibility.