NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Walt Sieling was recently honored with the Melvin Jones Fellowship. 

The Melvin Jones Fellowship is the Lions Club International Foundation’s highest form of recognition to acknowledge an individual’s dedication to humanitarian service.

Walt and his wife Terry have lived in New Providence since 1970 and has been a Lion for 30 years. They have three daughters and seven grandchildren. He has a Bachelors and Masters degrees from  Stevens Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from Rutgers. Working in various mechanical engineering and marketing management positions at Bell Labs., Bellcore and Thomas and Belts. He also taught as an adjunct instructor at Union College. His most rewarding position was a teacher of Physics at Old Tappan High School and retired five years ago. “ I really miss the students” commented Walt.

“The New Providence Lions Club is proud to recognize Walt as a Melvin Jones recipient  for his more than 29 years of Service.  Its people like Walt who continue to give back to our community and make a difference in so many lives. “ commented Ed Morgan, President of the New Providence Lions club.