FRIB Graduate Assistant Tracy Edwards earns 2023 Spirit of Hope award

17 November 2023

Tracy Edwards, a graduate assistant at FRIB, has been named as a winner of the 2023 Spirit of Hope award, one of the 2023 Governor’s Service Awards. The Spirit of Hope award is given to “individuals serving as a beacon of hope for many and one who lifts up others and inspires people to make a difference.”

Michigan’s governor presents these awards to recognize individuals and organizations for their volunteer and philanthropic efforts. The award ceremony acknowledges the contribution of volunteering and giving to the social, cultural, economic, and environmental well-being of Michigan communities. It pays tribute to those whose efforts inspire and promote the spirit of volunteerism and giving through their endeavors.

The winners will be honored at the 2023 Governor’s Service Awards 28 November at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, Michigan.

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