Congratulations to all of the nominees and recipients who were honored at the 2013 Student Leadership Awards! See the Slideshow of the Awards Night.
Outstanding Contributions - The Outstanding Contributions Award is presented to a junior or senior student who has made a distinctive mark through their positive contributions to the campus community.
Nominees: Jordan McCree, Andrew Lawson, Nikkita Patterson, Diane Meck, Jill McCoach, Kaitlin Gehshan, Jiwon Lee, Aria Velz
Award Recipient: Aria Velz
Significant Service Award – The Significant Service Award is presented to a student for exemplary service in the Greater Philadelphia area, who demonstrates an active commitment to serving others beyond the scope of the UArts community.
Nominees: Kay Gehshan, Madeleine Fulton, Cody Freeman, Fallon Gannon, Jessica Cramer, Joi McNeill, Claire Cossaboon, Ladies of Service
Award Recipient: Cody Freeman
Rising Star Award – The Rising Star award is presented to a student, who shows great potential for leadership.
Nominees: Emily Vaughan, Ainye Johnson, Melissa Baka, Nicholas Lombardelli, Jotie Mondair, Jenny Fernandez, Morgan Beye, Tara Wolfe
Award recipient: Jennifer Fernandez
Program of the Year – The Program of the Year Award recognizes a creative and well-orchestrated event that made an impact on UArts’ campus.
Nominees:Masquerade Ball, Harlem Shake, Shades of Awareness, Election Viewing Party
Award recipient: Masquerade Ball
Community Impact Award – This award is presented to a student who strives in his/her own unique way to achieve a future community of leaders working for the common good of UArts.
Nominees:Will Burden,D’Ontace Keyes, Aaron Bell, Cody Freeman, JoJo Lewis
Award Recipient: D’Ontace Keyes
New Student Organization of the Year – The recipient of this award has taken the initiative to harness student interest and provide new programming opportunities, while handling the administrative responsibilities that creating a new organization requires.
Nominees: National Society Collegiate Scholars, UArts Korean Association, Salsa Club, Sweater Vest Entourage, Unsung Theatre Project
Award Recipient: UArts Korean Association
Steve Scaduto Advisor of the Year Award – This award is presented each year to recognize an outstanding club or organization advisor who has helped create community and has supported the success of the group.
Nominees: Marc Dicciani for Rumble, Amy Beal for Ladies of Service, Molly Misgalla for Salsa Club
Award recipient: Amy Beal
Organization of the Year – The Organization of the Year award is presented each year to the club or organization that strives to better our University, provides their peers with opportunities for both education and involvement, and whose member’s exhibit dedication and commitment to the goals of the group.
Nominees: Ladies of Service, Rumble, Blurring Edges, UArts Christian Fellowship
Award Recipient: Ladies of Service
Student Leader of the Year – The Student Leader of the Year award is presented to a student who demonstrates extraordinary leadership, makes a positive impact on the University, and is truly an inspiration to his or her peers. The recipient of this award shows vision, initiative, and passion for their involvement in and out of the classroom.
Nominees: Emily Vaughan, Jojo Lewis,Nikkita Patterson, Aria Velz, Morgan Beye, Fallon Gannon, Joi McNeill, Keila Perez-Vega
Award recipient: Nikkita Patterson
Student Worker of the Year
Award recipient: Junhee Kim
Honorable mention: Robert Smith
Excellence in Tutoring Award
Award Recipients: Nikkita Patterson, Kay Gehshan, Joe Granato, Theresa O’Reilly
Academic Achievement Award for Leadership and Service
Award Recipients: Kaylyn Gray, Ian Gray, Cheyenne Barboza