Palos Verdes native Justin Weeks receives award upon graduation from Whitman College

WALLA WALLA, WA (06/05/2013)(readMedia)-- Justin Weeks of Palos Verdes, Calif. was honored with an award upon his graduation from Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash.

Weeks was selected as a recipient of the Eugene Marx Service Award, which is given annually to the male student who displays consistent unrewarded service to the college.

Weeks is a 2009 graduate of Palos Verdes High School. He received a B.A. in Sociology during the Whitman commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19.

Whitman College is an independent, non-sectarian residential college fostering intellectual vitality, confidence and leadership in its 1,450 students. Also noted for its commitment to environmental principles, Whitman is characterized by intellect, down-to-earth sensibilities, collaboration over competition and an active lifestyle.