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Mayfield Grad Wins Award for Community Service at DePauw University

Mark Fadel is the 2013 Walker Cup recipient.

As he prepares to graduate from DePauw University, senior Mark Fadel was given the Walker Cup, honoring his contributions to the community, according to DePauw's website.

Fadel, a Mayfield graduate, is a biochemistry major and is executive vice president of DePauw Student Government, a First-Year Mentor and a Presidential Ambassador.

He is also a member of the swim team and a volunteer student coach.

"Mark is one of the most emotionally generous people I have ever met," DePauw President Dr. Brian Casey said, according to the website. "Mark scans the world around him and makes sure that everyone is okay, that everyone is being heard and that everyone has a part to play."

He even started a St. Jude's Hosptial program as a freshman that has raised almost $28,000.

DePauw University is a small liberal arts college in Greencastle, Indiana.

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