The Esther Marks Award is presented each year at End of Year Shabbat and Awards Banquet to a senior who has held a leadership position with Hillel at Kent State. The 2015-16 recipient was Arielle Bodner.
Arielle was honored due to her dedication to growing Jewish Life through her leadership in Hillel. During her time at Kent State, Arielle was a consistent volunteer, attended Birthright Israel, and held multiple leadership roles (Shabbat Intern 2013-14, Cohn at Nite Coordinator 2015-16)
The following students were also honored at End of Year Shabbat and Awards Banquet:
Max Krieger - Eternal Light Award
Dan Lammendola - Grad Student Dedication Award
Michael Pollak - Eternal Light Award
Sophia Witt - Voice of Israel