JDS Student Madeleine LeBeau Wins 2024 Spirit of Princeton Award

Written by
Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students
May 15, 2024

Eight students have been named winners of the 2024 Spirit of Princeton Award, honoring Princeton University undergraduates for positive contributions to campus life. The award recognizes those who have demonstrated a strong commitment to the undergraduate experience through dedicated efforts in student organizations, athletics, community service, religious life, residential life and the arts. 

The selection committee received over 180 letters of nomination on behalf of outstanding undergraduate students. The Spirit of Princeton Award is sponsored by the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students and has been given annually since 1995.

Madeleine LeBeau, a senior from Chantilly, Virginia, is majoring in history and pursuing certificates in Judaic studies, vocal performance, music theater and theater. She has made an impact on Princeton’s Jewish community, serving as president and service leader of Kesher, the Reform Jewish student community, president and music director of the Koleinu a cappella group, and as executive board member of the Center for Jewish Life. She was also significantly involved in campus performing arts as a cast member, writer and vice president of the Triangle Club and a performer and managing board member with the Princeton University Players. She also served as chair of the student advisory board for the Lewis Center for the Arts and performance director and student conductor of the Princeton Playhouse Choir. She contributed to undergraduate life in Mathey College as a member of the college council and the Edwards Collective for the Arts and Humanities.

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