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Student Leadership Award

Krishawna GoinsAward presented by Alex Kenney

Krishawna Goins

B.S., Elementary and Early Childhood Education; Education Policy Studies Minor

Krishawna Goins is a graduating senior who has maintained consistent academic excellence while engaging in numerous leadership and outreach activities. She is currently a Professional Development School intern in the State College Area School District. Krishawna has served as the Recruitment and Retention Chair and Dean’s Events Chair for the College of Education’s Student Council, the Political Advocacy Chair for the Student Pennsylvania State Education Association, and a DC Social Justice Fellow. She is also the recipient of the 2019 College of Education Undergraduate Leadership and Service Award. Krishawna has focused on increasing equity and multiculturalism in education by building partnerships between students and administrators to work to enhance the experiences of Penn State students of color. She is very grateful for the experiences, opportunities, and family she has cultivated at Penn State.