By SARA GIBONEY
KEARNEY – The “Applauding Excellence” event at the University of Nebraska at Kearney recently recognized students who have been strong contributors to the campus community.
“Applauding Excellence” is a program that recognizes the work of student organizations and student leaders. The event was sponsored by the Office of Student Life and the Division of Student Affairs.
Students are nominated for the awards by students, staff or faculty members. Award recipients received a plaque.
Established in 2012, the Applauding Excellence ceremony continues to recognize the meritorious efforts of the university’s talented student leaders and student organizations.
Recipients in each of the award categories are listed below:
Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Award
Amber Messersmith, Mortar Board
Leadership Legacy Award
Brooke Poppe (Grant)
Emerging Leader Award
Nicholas White (Lincoln), Sigma Phi Epsilon
Outstanding Organization Leader Award
Michael Christen (Anselmo), Mortar Board
Unsung Hero Award
Blake Brouillette (Hastings), Sigma Phi Epsilon
New Student Organization of the Year Award
Alpha Xi Delta
Community Service Program of the Year Award
Muscular Dystrophy Association Stride and Ride
Diversity Program of the Year Award
Social Justice League
Outstanding Collaborative Program of the Year Award
Outstanding Student Organization of the Year Award
Sigma Phi Epsilon
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Writer: Sara Giboney, 308.865.8529, email@example.com