Newsmaker: Marco S. Attisano
Noteworthy: Received the J. Evans Rose Jr. Prize for Public Service from the University of Pittsburgh's Dick Thornburgh Forum for Law and Public Policy
Education: Allegheny College, bachelor's degree in political science, 2009; University of Pittsburgh, law degree, May 2013.
Occupation: Legal assistant in the homicide unit at the Allegheny County District Attorney's office.
Background: After serving in the Navy, Attisano volunteered for an AmeriCorps service year and then provided more than 150 hours of voluntary service in the District Attorney's office.
Quote: “My concept of citizenship is about duties and responsibilities. Being a full citizen means contributing in a public way.”
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