Two UD students to receive Newark's Jefferson Awards


Two University of Delaware students -- Blue Hens football star Siddiq Haynes and Rhodes Scholar Matthew Watters -- will be among the honorees when Newark Mayor Vance Funk, III, presents the city's Jefferson Awards for public service.

Awards will be presented during the Newark City Council meeting at 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 14, at the Municipal Building on Elkton Road.

“Newark is fortunate to have so many residents who give back to their own community and give hope to others around the world. Their dedication has no barriers,” Funk said, adding, “I am always proud the city is able to nominate many worthy volunteers.”

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