Miles Tullo Wins John Ward Award

  Jesse Lee ASP is excited to announce that the winner of the 2019 John Ward Love in Action Award is Miles Tullo.

  Miles is a recent graduate of Ridgefield High School and a 4-year participant of Appalachia Service Project. In addition to attending the trip, he has been a member of the Orientation Team for the last three years. He has accumulated over 1000 hours of community service during his high school career. He works with Special Olympics, is a Youth Leader for Young Life and is involved in Lion’s Heart.

  Miles is a soccer player and also serves as a head coach for a U8 boys team.  He is a member of the RHS National Honor Society and has participated in business retreats with the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth.  This fall he will be attending the business school at the University of Michigan where he plans to study accounting.  We are very pleased to present him with this award.

John Ward

  The John Ward Love in Action Award was established by Jesse Lee ASP in 2017 to honor John Ward’s 30th Appalachia Service Project Trip. It is a $1000 grant given each year to a high school senior who has participated in ASP and dedicated themself to other forms of community service.

Winners of the John Ward Award have been:

  • 2019 – Miles Tullo
  • 2018 – Gillian Retter
  • 2017 – Petros Papadopolous

Registration is Closed

General registration for Jesse Lee ASP 2019 is now closed.

If you are a college student with previous ASP experience, please contact us at to inquire further as to whether there are opportunities to join us.


Registration is being done online again this year. You will need to have all of your information handy before you start, including: personal data, emergency contacts, medical history (including tetanus shot date), insurance information and credit card/banking details.

After completing the online registration, you will need to print out a small packet of forms that require signatures. One of these forms needs to be notarized, which can be done in advance or with our notary at the meetings. Registration, payment and forms are required prior to signing up for any skills training and car washes.


If you have questions regarding registration, you may contact us at