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Leadership Awards Categories
The Office of Leadership and Experiential Learning is proud to announce the Awards up for Nominations for the 2015 Leadership Awards Reception. Please review the list below and read the descriptions for each.
Emerging Leader Award
This award recognizes an outstanding freshman or sophomore who has demonstrated leadership skills, involvement at FSU, and strong academic performance.
Pillar of the Community Award
The Pillar of the Community award strives to identify and recognize those key leaders on campus that are impacting the greater campus community at Frostburg State University. The recipient of the Pillar of the Community award must embrace the core foundational principles of leadership and they must hold a leadership position in a recognized student organization. The Pillar of the Community award is awarded to a student who embraces the FSU experience through active involvement with student life, commitment to servicing others, engagement in the campus community, dedication to academic excellence, and by exuding pride in the University through thoughts, words, and actions. The recipient of this award is recognized as among the best and the brightest student that FSU has to offer.
Father Ed Hendricks
This award recognizes a student leader who has demonstrated a genuine concern for the well-being of others. Candidates for this award demonstrate compassion and commitment to our campus community. Through their integrity and their many contributions to the campus, the recipient of this award has made a significant impact on FSU. This award honors the legacy of Father Ed Hendricks, former Catholic Chaplain, and his distinguished service to FSU.
Social Change Award
This category recognizes an individual or organization who has worked to make a positive difference in our local, state, national, or global communities. This individual or organization should have worked toward the enhancement of volunteerism.
Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award
This category recognizes the support and contributions of an outstanding Faculty or Staff member and the contributions they have made to Frostburg State University students over the past academic year. Recipients of this award are to have not only demonstrated excellence in their respective role on campus but also be cited for departmental support, going above and beyond their known job description and for being exceptionally courteous and cooperative when working with the student population. This individual goes above and beyond their job description to serve students.
Outstanding Programming Award
This award seeks to recognize a student organization for their time and talents to facilitate an engaging and thoughtful event for Frostburg State University. This category recognizes programming that is inherently educational and/or social in nature. Nominated programs should have raised awareness on some sort of issue or led to an understanding into the celebration of cultural differences. Nominated programs should be linked to a recognized campus organization, student or faculty/staff member. Nominated program should be independent with financial and structural support from the University.
Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award
This category recognizes the support and contributions of an outstanding organization advisor at FSU. This individual volunteers to advise an organization outside their current duties as a faculty or staff member.
Alumni Lisa Byrd presenting Bobbi McDonald with the 1959 Scholarship Award.
Mr. Sheely presenting Jackie Franzak with the Derek Thomson Sheely Award.
Jacob McDonald presenting Michael Schoelen with the SGA Senior Award.