Keystone student wins national drawing

June 19th, 2015 9:28 am

First Posted: 12/19/2013

Chris Palau’s first semester at Keystone College has been rewarding in more ways than one.

Palau, of East Stroudsburg, recently was one of four college students in the nation to win the Sodexo promotional event, Share That U Care. As a grand prize winner, he received a $250 Visa Gift Card and $2500 was donated to Autism Speaks, the charity of his choice, on his behalf.

Keystone College President David Coppola, Sodexo General Manager Michael Lusk, Catering Manager Allyson Edwards, and Sodexo Marketing Intern Shawon Gibbons presented Palau with his award Dec. 4 at Keystone College. Sodexo is the international company that manages Keystone’s dining and facilities services.

In order to enter the drawing for the Sodexo national promotion event, students filled out surveys and shared ideas on social media about their most important social causes.

Sodexo Area Marketing Coordinator Janine Liebel said the national Share That U Care promotion was created to, “encourage students to send positive messages that promote awareness, social responsibility, and compassion for issues important to students.”