Widener Law Student Honored with Scholarship by Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia
Web Editor - Published: April 29, 2009

Dean Ammons with Sayde Ladov, Chancellor of the Philadelphia Bar Association.


Professor Nathaniel Nichols with his wife.


Charles Gibbs, Dean Ammons, State Representative Tony Payton, and Judge Jacqui Frazier-Lyde.


Widener Law Graduates Gabriela Arce de Smith, Nicolas Lombo, and Antonia M. Pfeffer.

On Saturday, April 25th, the Barrister’s Association of Philadelphia presented Widener Law 4th year Extended Division student Charles Gibbs with a scholarship at the Annual Awards and Scholarship Gala held at the Ballroom at the Ben Franklin House. Gibbs and four other students attending area law schools were awarded scholarships.

The Honorable Lydia Y. Kirkland won the A. Leon Higginbotham Jr. Award, and during her acceptance, she acknowledged Widener Law Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Programs Nathaniel C. Nichols as her first employer.

Dean Linda L. Ammons, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Serena M. Williams, and Associate Professor of Law Kathleen M. Turezyn were also in attendance.