Alumna earns Jaycees honor
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Community service has earned Eunice Adjei-Bosompem ’06 ’10 recognition as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans (TOYM).
The St. Cloud resident joins a list of TOYM honorees that includes Walter Mondale, Marlene Johnson, Dave Winfield, Tim Penny, Paul Douglas, Matt Blair, Wheelock Whitney and Martin Sabo.
Adjei-Bosompem is president of Adom, a diversity and cultural sensitivity training consultancy. She is a board member of the St. Cloud State Alumni Association.
Formerly from Ghana, in west Africa, she is active in St. Cloud area organizations such as Tri-CAP and the St. Cloud Regional Human Rights Commission. She is the former administrator of CreateCommUNITY, a leading voice on issues of race and human rights in Central Minnesota.
Among those honored with Adjei-Bosompem is state Rep. John Kriesel, R-Cottage Grove, a Minnesota Army National Guard veteran who earned the Purple Heart and Bronze Star in combat.
TOYM honorees include young people making a difference in their communities through businesses, nonprofit and community organizations and government service. The awards are given annually by Minnesota Jaycees, a chapter of the United State Junior Chamber, a leadership training and civic organization for people 18 through 41 years of age.
At St. Cloud State, Adjei-Bosompem earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in social responsibility.