Audrey Watson, Senior Research Assistant in the Department of Biochemistry, received the “Hildred L.C. London Memorial Award” at the 51st Annual Mathews-Dickey Boys’ and Girls’ Club Awards ceremony on February 12, 2011. The award is one of the prestigious Memorial Awards given for unselfish and dedicated service to the Youth of the St. Louis Community.
Audrey received her award during the black-tie celebration at the Sheraton Westport Chalet. The theme of the evening was “Making the Best Better.” The Mathews-Dickey Boys’ and Girls’ Club is a non-profit organization founded in 1960 by Martin Luther Mathews and the late Hubert “Dickey” Ballentine. The Club serves more than 40,000 young men and women, ages 5-18, and is an outreach resource center for troubled youth. For more information and details on the event, please see the Club’s website: Mathews-Dickey Club.