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Macedonia Named Rocketown Volunteer of the Year

Paul Macedonia with his Volunteer of the Year awardBelmont sophomore Paul Macedonia recently won the Volunteer of the Year award from Rocketown, a downtown Nashville ministry to high risk youth founded by Belmont Board of Trustees member  and longtime musician Michael W. Smith. A project manager for Belmont’s Enactus team, Macedonia and other Enactus students have spent the past year volunteering more than 400 hours at Rocketown building relationships with youth ages 8-22 who attend the programs at the club. Through their efforts, the team is now in the beginning stages of creating a unique social enterprise that would involve financial literacy education opportunities for the youth as well as create a sustainable revenue source for the venue. A native of Pittsburgh, Penn., Macedonia is pursuing a double major in music business and social entrepreneurship.

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