2013 Leadership Awards

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Evening Schedule

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Great Hall, Memorial Student Center

Nominees, Samuel E. Wood Medallion winners and special guests should RSVP no later than Monday, April 28th here.

6:30 p.m. 

  • Hors d'oeuvres, Desserts & Refreshments 
  • Live Music by the UW-Stout Jazz Ensemble

7:15 - 8:30 p.m.

  • Welcome: Involvement Center and SSA, Chancellor Sorensen
  • Keynote Address, Scott Griesbach, Executive Director of Student Life Services
  • Presentation of the Awards
  • Group Photos

About the Awards

Click on the name of an award to read more about it.

Volunteer of the Year

This award recognizes a student who has dedicated time, energy and resources to make a lasting impact on the community through volunteer efforts. This student should exemplify a character of service and giving.

Advocate of the Year

This award is given to a student or organization who has shown passion, courage and resilience to bring about change on an issue. This student or organization boldly speaks out in support of a cause affecting Stout and the community.

Student Staff Team or Group of the Year

This student staff team shows a great deal of professionalism, service and knowledge to the campus. This group of staff can always be counted on to go above and beyond their normal job description.

Outstanding Student Employee

This student is one of the best....the employee that everybody wants and strives to be. This student staff member shows a great deal of potential and leadership abilities that will make them a success in the real world.

Advisor of the Year

This award goes to an organization advisor who knows and understands the importance of advising. This advisor provides opportunity, encouragement and motivation to the students so that they can lead, learn and succeed.

Organization Event of the Year

This award goes to a student organization event that was open to the entire campus between April 2013 and March 2014. The event can be service related, social or collaborative. This event has made a positive impact on the overall campus life and culture at UW-Stout.

Student Organization of the Year

This award goes to a student organization that has made outstanding contributions to student involvement and positively impacted the campus community. This student organization continuously lives their mission and has made a name for themselves on campus.

Outstanding Student Leader

This student exemplifies true leadership qualities and has made a positive and lasting impact on the Stout community. This award should go to a student who has chosen to better themselves through leadership development opportunities and who without a doubt, will continue to succeed and lead wherever their life takes them.


Samuel E. Wood Medallion Award

Are you graduating in May 2014 or December 2014?  Think about applying for the Samuel E. Wood Medallion Award. It is the highest non-academic award presented to seniors at UW-Stout and an honor to receive.


This is a self-nominated award. For more information, please visit the application here. (https://orgsync.com/11477/forms/73972). 


Questions?  Contact Krista Proksch at 715.232.1765