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Nazareth College honors RCSD director of community partnerships

Nazareth College has recognized Nydia Padilla-Rodriguez as the recipient of the 10th annual 2017 Woerner Kollmorgen Award for Community Service.

Padilla-Rodriguez, director of community partnerships for the Rochester City School District, is to be honored at Nazareth College on April 27, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

The award is given to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the community and who have demonstrated a dedication to the values espoused by Nazareth College, officials said. Those values include a concern for and commitment to underserved individuals, ethical personal and professional behavior, leadership and living a life of meaning.

Padilla-Rodriguez’s career spans nearly four decades.

She has worked with thousands of youth to create and help them gain access to life-building opportunities in the arts, academics, culture and leadership development in her role.

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