Lion’s Heart Awards

Lion’s Heart Awards

This year, Penn State Brandywine will be celebrating three outstanding individuals or groups with the first annual Lion’s Heart Awards. Read more about each award below. 

Dedicated Service & Leadership Award

This award recognizes a benefactor of Penn State Brandywine who demonstrates exceptional generosity, dedication, and civic vision on behalf of Brandywine students and the campus community. Recipients personify humanity, compassion, and the essence of philanthropy, while motivating and inspiring others to help advance the Brandywine mission. 
2018 Honoree: Gerald '74 and Eleanor Parsons

Community Partner Award

The Community Partner Award recognizes a business or foundation that has modeled partnership, philanthropy, and support of the Penn State Brandywine campus and our students.
2018 Honoree: W.W. Smith Charitable Trust

Young Alumni Award

The Young Alumni Award recognizes a graduate of Penn State who completed their degree within the last 15 years and attended Brandywine for one semester or more, for their outstanding professional achievement, dedication to community service, and impact within the Penn State community.
2018 Honoree: Shawn Manderson '03