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.
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