Six students at the School of Law have been awarded University Co-op Public Interest Awards in honor of their extraordinary commitment to public service. This annual award honors graduating law students for work in non-profit, government, or legislative sectors and for pro bono legal and other volunteer activities. Each student receives a $4,500 award made possible by a grant from the University Co-op. The program is administered by the William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law at the Law School. The following students have received University Co-op Public Interest Awards for 2008: Jane Castro, Paul Di Blasi, Kate Lincoln-Goldfinch, Rachel Lopez, Matthew Pizzo and Amber VanSchuyer.