BREAKING BARRIERS

Erminia Spinellia, Wendy Fagan, Brooke Jedry and Gina Novario

(From left) Erminia Spinellia, a senior special education major from Turtle Creek; Wendy Fagan, instructor for physical and health education; Brooke Jedry, a freshman special education major from Mars; and Gina Novario, a junior exercise science major from Mayfield Heights, Ohio were honored at the inaugural “Breaking Barriers” awards ceremony April 8 in the Smith Student Center Ballroom. Hosted by the SRU President’s Commission for Disability Issues, the event honored students and faculty that demonstrated advocacy, leadership and empowerment for individuals with disabilities throughout the academic year. Photo by Benton Palermo, communication major from Beaver.