The third district of the National Association of Women Judges recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Widener Law student Kelly McGriff of Egg Harbor Township, N.J. The scholarship goes to a female student chosen for her honesty, humanity, leadership, professionalism and teamwork.
Delaware Superior Court Judge Jan R. Jurden, a member of the national association, presented the award to McGriff during a visit to Widener’s Delaware campus on Wednesday, Nov. 7.
McGriff has been active in the law student division of the American Bar Association and is currently president of the Black Law Students Association. She has been Professor Nathaniel C. Nichols’ research assistant in the bankruptcy clinic and has worked in the Office of Development & Alumni Relations. She served as an instructor and student coordinator of the Bank of America Financial Literacy Program through the law school’s Public Interest Resource Center.
McGriff holds a bachelor’s degree from Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and will receive her law degree in May 2008.Caption:Photo 1: Widener Law Dean Linda L. Ammons, student Kelly McGriff and Delaware Superior Court Judge Jan. R. Jurden, who is a member of the National Association of Women Judgges, district three.