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Oct. 18, 2012
CONTACT: K. E. Schwab

SRU graduate receives Boys & Girls Clubs honor

Len Krichko, a 1980 Slippery Rock University recreation graduate, has been named the recipient of the Herman S. Prescott Award from The Professional Association at Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Midwest Leadership Conference in Indianapolis.

The award is dedicated in honor of Prescott, a deeply respected and admired Boys & Girls Clubs professional leader whose dedication toward the principles of diversity, equality, empowerment and inclusion are nationally recognized.

Krichko has served and led Boys & Girls Clubs for the past 32 years and has been recognized nationally, regionally and on a statewide basis for his outstanding professional leadership.

In addition to his SRU degree, He earned a master’s degree from Southern Connecticut State University and an associate degree from the Community College of Allegheny County.

As the Midwest Regional Award winner, one of five regions, he is now a finalist for the National Herman S. Prescott Award to be presented at Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Conference next May. The clubs are headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania's premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.