Graduating Student of the Year Award

Graduating Student of the Year: Spring 2016

An award for students, given by students!

This award is granted by the Human Sciences Council to a Spring 2016 graduating senior who has displayed exemplary leadership ability and overall character. The selected student will be presented this award at the College of Human Sciences Convocation for Bachelor's Candidates at James H. Hilton Colosseum on May 6, 2016.


  • College of Human Sciences senior (graduating Spring 2016)
  • Involvement within the College of Human Sciences as well as the ISU community
  • Demonstrated responsibility and leadership roles within activities
  • Student that exemplifies "going above and beyond"

Nominate a student

Nominations may be submitted by an ISU student, faculty, staff, adviser, or student group

To nominate: Submit an online Nomination Form by writing a brief statement (200 words or less) about the nominee including his or her leadership activities and abilities and why she or he deserves this award.

  • For questions, please email  Zoey Sternquist, Use a subject line of "Graduating Student of the Year."

Deadline: Friday, March 11, 2016

Nominee instructions

As nominations are received, nominees will be contacted by a Human Sciences Council representative or adviser with final instructions.

To complete the nomination process, nominees will be asked to submit the following documents by Friday, March 25, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.:

  1. A Nominee Form with brief essay (400 words or less) about what they have gained from their leadership experiences
  2. One-page resume that includes their activities at ISU

Selection, notification

The Awards Review Committee within the Human Sciences Council will review final applications and recommend a recipient to the Human Sciences Council for selection. The selected student will be notified of the award and will be recognized at the CHS graduation convocation on May 6, 2016.