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Kent State Holds 35th Annual Student Leadership and Honors Awards

Posted Apr. 29, 2013
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Pictured are some of the award recipients at the 2012-2013
Student Leadership and Honors Awards.

Kent State University’s Center for Student Involvement announced the winners of the 2012-2013 Student Leadership and Honors Awards. The event, which took place April 15 in the Kent Student Center Ballroom, recognized student leaders, organizations and advisors for their contributions to the Kent State community in the past academic year. 

In addition to the awards, the 2013-2014 elected directors and senators of the Undergraduate Student Government took the Oath of Office, and, Amish Patel, executive director, delivered his inaugural address.

The 35th anniversary of this event saw faculty, staff and students come together to celebrate the many accomplishments of the past year. The award winners are listed below:

Senior Awards
Eric Rackham Award

  • Brooke Bennett
  • Heather Benya

Manchester Cup Award

  • Bailey Wiland
  • Paul Odell-Scott   

Margaret Swanson David Award

  • Christopher S. DeSanto Jr.
  • Christine Francisco

Mary Manchester Award

  • Tom Ream
  • Danielle Martin

Melvin J. Feinberg Outstanding Senior Award

  • Hanna Wiese
  • Jessica Stark

Leadership Awards
Cindy Bowlby Award

  • Brian Katona
  • Megan Corder
  • Jason Ohlsson

Distinguished Student Leader Award

  • Danielle Melidona
  • Tom Ream

Student Leader of the Year Award

  • Andy Sokolich
  • Christine Morgan
  • Kathryn Clarkin
  • Victoria Humphreys
  • Alexandra Coco
  • Danielle Melidona
  • Evan Gildenblatt
  • Jinre Holman
  • Joshua Cherok

Nancy and John Scott Leadership Award

  • Andy Sokolich

Student Organization Awards
Advisor Excellence Award

  • Nancy Schiappa
  • Mary Lynn Delfino
  • Joseph Karpinski
  • Michele Ewing
  • Kim Kennedy
  • Noreen Ulrick

Organization Excellence Award

  • Public Relations Society of America
  • Kent Student Ambassadors
  • Face AIDS
  • Catholic Student Association
  • Lutheran Student Fellowship
  • Service Excellence Award
  • Construction Management Student Organization
  • Alpha Phi Fraternity
  • Delta Zeta Sorority