Sr. Dorinda Young was recently honored by the Georgetown University School of Law when she was presented with the Carol Quindlen O’Neil Award. This award was established in 2011 to honor Associate Dean Carol Quindlen O’Neil who was a long time member of the Georgetown Law Community. The purpose of the award is to recognize a colleague of the Law Center who embodies the characteristics that Carol exhibited during her tenure at the Law Center; excellence, compassion, respect for others and long term dedication to Georgetown Law.
Sister Dorinda has been a Sister of St. Joseph for 58 years. During that time, she has ministered to young adults for 43 years, eight at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania and 35 years at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., 28 of which were at the University’s Law Center.