UK student receives two national service awards

News Staff

A UK integrated strategic communication sophomore was recently became the second to be awarded the Stars of Service Award. 

Jessica Waters was given the award from the Corporation for National and Community Service last month, UKNow said. She also received the President’s Volunteer Service Award Gold Medal. 

Waters created Cupcakes for Camp in 2010, UKNow said. The organization holds bake sales to benefit camp fees for children. After Waters was diagnosed with epilepsy, she attended a camp created for adolescents with epilepsy that changed her life and inspired her to start Cupcakes for Camp. 

Waters also serves as the assistant philanthropy chair for UK’s Delta Delta Delta chapter. Read more at