(BEDFORD) - The National Council on Family Relations selected Indiana State University senior Katie Davis to receive recognition as an honor student.
Davis, a human development and family studies major from Bedford, was chosen for her contributions to the field of family science in scholarship, leadership and community service. The council is the professional organization for the multidisciplinary understanding of families.
She is the daughter of Dan and C.J. Hodge of Bedford.
Davis maintained a 4.0 grade point average and is earning a certificate in nonprofit management through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance. She has served with the Nonprofit Leadership Student Association as the director of annual giving since July 2011 and as a program evaluation specialist for the Wabash Valley Cub Scouts.
Currently fulfilling her internship at the March of Dimes, Davis has organized teams for the annual March for Babies fundraiser. She has volunteered with local affiliates of the United Way, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Special Olympics and Autism Speaks. She has also been a camp counselor and completed 48 hours of service working with the elderly at an assisted living facility.
Davis received a stole to wear for graduation, along with a certificate of recognition from the council.
She will also be honored at the council's annual conference in October and plans to become a Certified family life educator within the year.
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