Remembrances Scholars Linked to Students on Pan Am 103

HAILEY TEMPLE and WENDY LINCOLN

Hailey Temple Remembrance Scholars 2014-15Hailey-Margaret Temple is pursuing a dual degree in Public Relations and Information Management & Technology with a Spanish minor. She is from Huntingdon Valley, PA but is a proud member of Orange Nation. During her time at Syracuse University, she studied abroad in Madrid, Spain and participated in the School of Information Studies’ Spring Break in Silicon Valley. She is Co-Executive of University 100, a student manager of the NEXIS lab, Class Act for the iSchool, and a Peer Advisor. Hailey also works as an iSchool journalist and student assistant in the Office of the Chancellor. In her free time, Hailey runs half marathons with her friends and family. Hailey first felt the impact of the Remembrance Scholarships after seeing the chairs on the Quad and attending events during her freshman year. She wanted carry the legacy of the victims and educate others about terrorism in today’s society. By representing Wendy, Hailey hopes to represent her humility and service to others.

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Each Remembrance Sch. represents a Student on Pan Am 103


VICTORIA MILES

Victoria MilesTory Miles (Victoria) is from the small town of Millbury, MA. Tory is an Advertising major emphasizing in Account Planning and Media Planning. Syracuse University has allowed her to thrive far beyond the standard college degree. From being PR Captain of the Quidditch team to being a sister of Gamma Phi Beta, Tory has had experiences that will last a lifetime. The chance to be a Newhouse Ambassador, get to play in the concert band, be an intramural referee supervisor, be a member of The NewsHouse Advertising club, intern in London, and join Order of the Omega are just some of the opportunities and privileges attending Syracuse has provided. Tory values the importance of taking advantage of all that life has to offer. She believes that life is all about taking chances and putting oneself out there. She also inherently believes we, as people, are not that different. Each of us is valuable, and believes the world has to remember that a little better. Her mom, dad, and brother are her best friends and feels extremely blessed to have them. She also holds the Massachusetts record for Career Stolen Bases in softball. Continue Reading

Remembrance Scholars each represent a student from Pan Am Flight 103

JACKIE BARR and NICOLE BOULANGER

Jackie Barr is an information technology and public relations dual major with a minor in marketing. She is an active member of the campus community through Enactus where she helps with photography and marketing for Team Guatemala, an organization that fundraises for Mayan women by selling goods hand made by the women themselves. She is also brother of Alpha Phi Omega community service fraternity and a member of the club field hockey team.

Jackie is representing Nicole Boulanger who was a musical theater major studying abroad as part of SU’s DIPA program. On campus, she was active in musicals, the Musical Prep Club, the Folk Liturgy group and the Pep Club. She was an intelligent and dedicated student who was featured in several Syracuse productions. She also showed talent in other arts including drawing, painting and writing prose. Her last performance was in a project for the Funge Theater Class in London, which she choreographed and directed, and for which she performed her original dance about the effects of cliques in society. Continue Reading

Remembrance Week 2014 is October 19-25

Friday, October 24 at 2 p.m. – The Rose Laying Ceremony will be held at the Place of Remembrance in front of Hall of Languages

Friday, October 24 at 3:30 p.m. – The Remembrance Convocation will take place in Hendricks Chapel

Remembrance Scholar Application 101

The application for the 2014-2015 Remembrance Scholars is now live, and is due by midnight on January 21st, 2014. If you missed one of our information sessions, see our Application 101 PowerPoint for some more info about the scholarship. You can also check out our application center for FAQs and links to the online application. Good luck to all who apply!

Common Prayer to be Read Around the Globe on December 21st

Lockerbie Scotland’s Rev. Sandy Stoddart and Hendricks Chapel’s Dean Tiffany Steinwert have composed a Common Prayer. The prayer is being distributed widely – especially via social media – and is intended to be read on December 21, 2013 at 2:03 p.m. (Eastern Time, 7:03 p.m. Greenwich time).  The prayer can be found on SU’s webpage for the 25th Anniversary:  www.syr.edu/pa103remembrance25. It is also reprinted below.

25th Anniversary Common Prayer

25th Anniversary Memorial Events Announced

To mark the 25th anniversary of those lost on Pan Am 103, there are 5 services planned in the US and the UK on Saturday, December 21, 2013 (please note that all times listed are local times) at

  • Syracuse University at 2:03 p.m. in Hendricks Chapel
  • Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington VA, at the Pan Am Cairn, at 1:30 p.m.
  • Westminster Abbey, London, England at 6:45 pm
  • Lockerbie, Scotland at Dryfesdale Cemetery at 2 p.m. and at Dryfesdale Church at 6:30 p.m.

All are welcome at these services.

  • New York City at SU’s Lubin House (11 East 61st St., NY, NY  10065) at 1:30-3:30 p.m.  Due to space limitations, you must RSVP to attend this event; contact Scott Austin at scott.austin.sca@gmail.com

Many of the Lockerbie Scholars have joined local officials and clergy in planning and carrying out the services in Lockerbie. The Scholars are also hosting a gathering on Friday, December 20th at 7 p.m. in the Lockerbie Academy Assembly Hall, to share stories and memories.  Claire Dorrance, Jessica and Kirsty Liddon invite you to this event and the services, should you be in Lockerbie on the 21st.  If you are planning to attend, or just want more information, please contact them at jess0593@hotmail.co.uk.

 

If you would like to learn more about any of the events listed above, please visit:

Service at Lubin House in NYC, email:  scottoaustin@yahoo.com

The Victims of Pan Am Flight 103 Website at: http://www.victimsofpanamflight103.org/,

or SU’s Pan Am Archives website at: http://archives.syr.edu/panam/

Photos from Remembrance Week 2013

Recently, the Syracuse community participated in Remembrance Week- a week dedicated to remembering the lives lost in the Pan-Am 103 tragedy, with this year marking the 25th anniversary of the attack.  The Remembrance Scholars, a group of 35 selected Syracuse University students, were instrumental in helping to plan and orchestrate the week’s events, in their mission of acting forward on the victims’ behalf.  Clearly, this week was filled with high emotions; sometimes it can be difficult to say what it is we are feeling in these moments.  So, as is often the case in these situations, pictures were taken as a means of capturing and portraying the feelings inside all of us.

The Remembrance Scholars have compiled the following photo album of Remembrance Week, as a tool for remembering the week that was, and more importantly, the students that were.  As you will see, the range of pictures is wide- encompassing the ceremonies and events, the people and the places, and the emotional highs and lows of this past Remembrance Week.  The scholars hoped that by taking a breadth of pictures they could construct an outline of the week, allowing the observers to color it as they experienced it.  It is often said that a picture is worth one thousand words, and this photo album stands as proof of such.  The Remembrance Scholars hope that this album will help to share the memories and experiences of this Remembrance Week, honor the victims of the tragedy, and inspire action on the victims’ behalf.

View the album here >>