Westenley Alcenat ’10 is a political science and history major from Haiti who came to the U.S. after being orphaned in his home country.

At Macalester he spearheaded a fundraising effort to aid Haiti in the aftermath of the January earthquake and was one of two student speakers at Macalester’s recent Civic Forum (hear podcast interview).

He is pursuing a Ph.D. in history at Columbia University.

In recognition of his achievements at Macalester, he is this year’s recipient of the Global Citizenship Award.

May 3 2010

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