On Saturday, May 12, Associate Professor of Finance Dr. John Gonas was presented a Community Service Award by the General Francis Nash Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. This award recognizes worthy residents, from a variety of walks of life, for voluntary achievements in cultural, educational, humanitarian, patriotic, historical and citizenship endeavors, or in environmental conservation.
Dr. Gonas was recognized in part due to his service to Belmont University’s SIFE team and its recent contributions to the creation and maintenance of nonprofit mattress recycling venture Spring Back Recycling.
Pictured is General Francis Nash DAR Chapter Regent Kathleen Pohlid presenting the DAR Community Service Award to Dr. Gonas.
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