Meredith Beidler Wins Distinguished Student and Leadership Achievement Awards
November 22, 2013 - Cooley Law School senior Meredith Beidler was presented with the Cooley Alumni Association Distinguished Student Award and the school’s Leadership Achievement Award during a recent honors convocation at the Grand Rapids campus.
Beidler has served in leadership positions in various student organizations, including Phi Alpha Delta and the Christian Legal Society. She was Comments Editor of Law Review, and participated in the Moot Court First-Year Competition. Meredith has made the Dean’s List and the Honor Roll, and received Certificates of Merit in several classes. She has served as a Grade Appeals Magistrate and a board member, and also served as a Cooley Ambassador. Meredith also participated in community activities by volunteering at her church and with a youth group.
Also receiving a Leadership Achievement Award at the Grand Rapids campus was Christopher Williams. Also a senior, Christopher has served as president of the campus Business Law Society, where he initiated a successful Mock Interview Program. He also served as an executive board member of Phi Alpha Delta, and a member of the Black Law Student Association. Williams was not able to attend the ceremony because he is on an externship in Atlanta, Ga.
About Cooley Law School: Celebrating 40 years of excellence, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School is a private, nonprofit, independent law school accredited by the American Bar Association and the Higher Learning Commission. Cooley has provided its more than 17,000 graduates with the practical skills necessary for a seamless transition from academia to the real world. Cooley offers its Juris Doctor program, Joint Degree programs, and Master of Laws programs three times a year with enrollment in January, May and September. Cooley Law School has campuses across Michigan in Lansing, Auburn Hills, Grand Rapids and Ann Arbor, and in Tampa Bay, Florida.