Natalie Heinitz is the most recent recipient of Manhattan College’s Joseph J. Gunn Alumni Medal, which recognizes one student who has made a significant contribution to the school each year.
A native of Springfield, Virginia, Heinitz is a Communications and Government double major and has served on the editorial staff of student newspaper Quadrangle during her four years at the university. Heinitz is a representative on the Advisory Committee on Campus Safety, which creates and recommends new campus safety measures and serves as an on-campus Catholic Relief Services student ambassador.
Heinitz has been involved with the Lasallian Outreach Volunteer Experience program, or LOVE, where she sits on the Executive Board. In that role, Heinitz has represented Manhattan College on service trips to Haiti, Jamaica as well as the Blackfeet Indian Reservation in Browning, Montana.
In addition to having such an outstanding record of service, Heinitz made the Dean’s List in each semester and graduated summa cum laude.
Heinitz has been interning with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign since October 2015 and begins a full time job as a research associate on the rapid response team at Clinton HQ in Brooklyn, NY.
You can find out more about Natalie Heinitz and the Joseph J Gunn Alumni Award here.