• Recent grad recognized for volunteer service

    Steppin’ OutBaylor students, faculty and staff annually volunteer more than 150,000 hours of local community service. The hope is that such an attitude of service continues long after graduation.

    One young Baylor alum recently was honored for her service, receiving the President’s Volunteer Service Award, which was created by President Bush in 2002 “as a way to thank and honor Americans who, by their demonstrated commitment and example, inspire others to engage in volunteer service.”

    Kathryne Butler, a 2007 grad, was an active volunteer at Baylor, participating in events such as Steppin’ Out, Operation Christmas Child and Special Olympics. She says belonging to campus organizations like the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and CHI’s service sorority made it easy to serve and provided plenty of opportunities.

    Hundreds, maybe thousands of Baylor students are off on mission trips right now during spring break, repairing homes, serving medical needs, and sharing the Gospel across the country and even internationally. What a wonderful representation of what it means to be a Baylor Bear!

    Sic ’em, Kathryne and all Baylor volunteers!