Parker Werns


Class of 2015
Education and Public Policy
Minor in Sexuality and Gender Studies
Student Concerns Chair, President’s Commission on LGBT Equity
Penn State University Park
Nominated by Dana Carlisle Kletchka

Parker receieved this award for his dedication to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equity and his ethical leadership in advocating for underserved queer communities at Penn State and beyond. 

Read Parker’s story in his own words.

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Do you know a Penn State undergraduate student who stands up for a belief, a cause, or an idea?


The Rock Ethics Institute created the Stand Up Awards in 2008 to honor Penn State undergraduate students who demonstrate the courage to stand behind a cause, idea, or belief as they exhibit ethical leadership on campus and in the community.


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