Dr. Neal Lester

Jefferson native Neal Lester was recently honored for a program he leads as professor at Arizona State University.

Jefferson native Neal Lester has been awarded an international award for a program he directs as a professor at Arizona State University.

Lester and the ASU Project Humanities he directs received an Anthem Award, often called “the internet’s highest honor,” which honors individuals, movements, and organizations “that spark meaningful local and global social change,” according to the Webby Awards, which started the Anthem recognition program in 2021.

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