Stratford University Accepts Hero Award in Monte Carlo
Mary Ann Shurtz, executive vice president of Stratford University, and Carolyn Kroeger, student support officer, recently accepted an international award from the PeaceJam Foundation for Stratford’s work to help youth in Fairfax County. Pictured are, left to right, PeaceJam Co-Founder Ivan Suvanjieff; Mary Ann Shurtz; Nobel Laureate Adolfo Pérez Esquivel of Argentina; Carolyn Kroeger; and PeaceJam Co-Founder Dawn Engle. Being recognized with a Hero Award is one of the highest accolades for service in helping to drive positive change worldwide, and Stratford University is one of only five worldwide recipients this year. The awards are part of rhe PeaceJam Foundation’s “One Billion Acts of Peace” campaign.