Meet our 2017 Exemplars

At the end of each academic year, UD Hillel honors a group of students who have shown a tremendous amount of dedication, spirit, and passion for the Jewish community on campus. Learn more about them here.

Michelle Schwartz, Pioneer Award Class of 2017 Hometown: Livingston, NJ Major: Human Services Favorite Hillel memory: Teaching my first yoga class at Hillel! Campus Activities: Alpha Xi Delta, UD Running Club, UD Lab preschool Fun Fact: Will be starting graduate school in the fall at Rutgers School of Social Work

Jonah Vessery, Barry Kayne Mensch Award Class of 2019 Hometown: Damariscotta, Maine Major: International Relations Favorite Hillel memory: Building the Sukkah Campus Activities: Alpha Epsilon Pi, Chabad Fun fact: Spent over a year and a half of his life traveling abroad