Past Truman Scholar Events

Since 1991, the Stennis Center has developed a strong working partnership with the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. The Stennis Center has conducted 23 events with Truman Scholars. Since 2003, the Stennis Center has hosted an annual event called Truman Scholars Day on Capitol Hill. The most recent of these …

Past Truman Scholar Events – Conference on Civil Rights

Conference on Civil Rights The Truman Scholars Conference on Civil Rights was held in conjunction with the Truman Scholars Association on February 4-6, 2000 at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The purpose of this conference was to help Truman Scholars better understand the history and significance of the …

Past Truman Scholar Events – Commissioning of the USS Truman

Commissioning of the USS Truman The Stennis Center, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation, and the Truman Scholars Association brought together Truman Scholars on July 24-25, 1998 for the commissioning of the USS HARRY S TRUMAN in Norfolk, Virginia. The Stennis Center has a relationship with the U.S. Navy …

Past Truman Scholar Events – Truman Scholars Association Meeting

Truman Scholars Association Meeting January 16-18, 1998 The Little White House Key West, Florida The Little White House hosted 34 members of the Truman Scholars Association, who gathered for their first “Renaissance Weekend”–a conference dedicated to public and community service–at the Key …

Past Truman Scholar Events – Regional Conferences

Regional Conferences Recognizing the benefits from organizing and empowering such an enthusiastic group of young people, the Stennis Center periodically conducts regional conferences with past recipients of the Truman Scholarship. The purpose of these weekend conferences is to revitalize their commitment to public …

Harold Keller Public Service Leadership Award

The Harold Keller Public Service Leadership Award was established by the Stennis Center to honor the long-time leader of the Stennis Student Congress, Harold C. Keller, a speech and debate coach from Davenport, Iowa. In the year 2003, Keller stepped down from his post of National Clerk of the Congress. For over 25 …

Steve Grubbs 2014 Winner

Steve Grubbs 2014 Winner Steve E. Grubbs Harold C. Keller spoke gleefully about students he coached, and how their successes and works in public service and civic engagement made “Old Dad” really proud. Some of those alumni of Davenport West High School even stayed in Iowa’s Quad Cities area as speech and …

Randy Head 2013 Winner

Randy Head 2013 Winner Senator Randy Head Indiana State Senator Randy Head has represented North Central Indiana since his election to the Assembly in 2008. He is chair of the Local Government Committee and also serves on the Elections, Civil Law and Judiciary Committees. During the 2013 legislative session, he …