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2021 Leadership Awards Night

2021 Leadership Awards Night

Florida State University students, employees and organizations were recognized during the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night Tuesday, April 6.

The awards, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, honor the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus who engage in leadership learning.

The awards and their recipients are:

President's Award
given to an outstanding freshman for service to the university and who shows potential for future leadership success
Matteo Guillamont
President's Undergraduate Humanitarian of the Year Award
given to a student to recognize a tremendous commitment to cause through leadership and service
Marjorie "Maggie" Fitzsimmons
Academic Leadership Awards
given to one student undergraduate and/or graduate student from each FSU college
Cameron Swift and Audrina Brymer – Applied Studies (FSU Panama City)
Angela Seibert – Arts & Sciences
Abigail Ellis and Kristen Fessler – Communication & Information
Kristin Lloyd and Kaylee Salt – Criminology & Criminal Justice
Emily Fish and David Housand – Dedman
Andrew Baldwin and Carolina Hau Loo – Engineering
Francesca Otero-Vargas and Ashlin Harbour – Human Sciences
John Parker, Caneisaya Matthews and Jimmy Dang – Medicine
Braxton Thompson and Summer Schantz – Motion Picture Arts
Callie Burch – Nursing
Oluremi Abiodun – Social Work
Trissanne Keen and Dexter Bell – College of Business
Bob E. Leach Award
given to an outstanding student who is known for exemplary leadership and service to the university, and who displays an attitude of "caring and sharing"
Kenneth Cagnolatti
Sean A. Pittman Award
given to a student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and dedication to the student body, university and community with significant contributions to the welfare and support of African American students
Sidney Cameron
J.R. Harding Award
given to a student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership abilities and exceptional persistence in achieving educational goals while overcoming personal obstacles
Aliyah Hurt
University Health Services Student of the Year Award
given to one student or a group of students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and achievement in promoting health issues
Morgan Barnes and Jordyn Kohn
Global Citizen Award
given to students who have been actively engaged in intercultural initiatives and exemplified leadership in promoting a global community
Pietro Pesce, Hanya Noussier and Madelyn Johnson
The Dean's Cup
given to students who have demonstrated a strong sense of commitment to the university's Seminole Creed of truthfulness, respect, excellence, freedom of speech and inquiry, diversity, justice, citizenship and discovery
Brandell Theard, Jonathan Washington and Meagan McLaughlin
Faculty/Staff Seminole Awards
given to faculty and staff members who demonstrate an exemplary attitude toward students, are enthusiastic about working with students and extend themselves to help students
Rachel Ward, Charles Fleischer, Inika Williams and Mafé Brooks
Student Seminole Awards
given to students who have made special contributions to the university in the areas of leadership and service
Leila Alfaro, Richard Brito, Caitlyn Blake-Hedges, Alora Clark, Shayna Cohen, Daynica Harley, Isabel Jimenez and Valeria Rigobon
Transfer Student Leadership Award
given to one outstanding transfer student who has demonstrated service to the university and shows potential for future leadership
Irene Coritsidis
Adviser of the Year Award
given to an employee who contributes time and expertise as a volunteer to a student organization
Holly Sudano
Mary B. Coburn Student Organization of the Year Award
given to an undergraduate student organization and a graduate student organization for their major contributions to the university community or constituent group in the areas of service and leadership
The Student Council for Undergraduate Research and Creativity (SCURC)
Vires Award
given to a recognized student organization that exemplifies determination and perseverance
Changing Health, Attitudes, and Actions to Recreate Girls (CHAARG)
Artes Award
given to a recognized student organization that exemplifies scholastic achievement
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc
Mores Award
given to a recognized student organization to recognize outstanding contributions to the university's Seminole tradition
The Gamma Nu Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi

For more information, visit leadershipawards.fsu.edu.