Hampden-Sydney College senior Tyler Wilson recently received the prestigious James Madison Public Service Certificate from Dr. David Marion, director of the Wilson Center, and Dr. Christopher Howard, president of Hampden-Sydney College, on behalf of the Wilson Center for Leadership in the Public Interest. The Public Service Certificates are presented to seniors who have successfully completed a two-year concentration of classes, internship, and research and who are seriously considering careers in public service.
Tyler is the founder and president of the H-SC Film Club and has served as the staff cartoonist of the student newspaper, The Hampden-Sydney Tiger. He played rugby all four years at the college and served as captain for the past two years. Tyler is a member of the Minority Student Union and the Union Philanthropic Literary Society. Last summer, he worked as an intern at the national headquarters for Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Tyler, an English major, is a graduate of Hidden Valley High School and is the son of Kenneth and Jennifer Wilson of Roanoke.
– Submitted by Hampden-Sydney College