Missouri University of Science and Technology celebrated campus leadership and support at the 12th annual Student Leaders’ Awards program held at the Havener Center on the Missouri S&T campus on April 21.
Blue Key Honor Society received the New Student Programs Building Bridges Award for its commitment to creating a partnership between Student Success Programs and their organization in order to better all S&T students.
The S&T chapter of Engineers Without Borders received the Blue Key Organization of the Semester Award for helping to make the S&T community a better place.
The International Student Club received the Remarkable Student Group Award for its outstanding commitment to the principles of leadership and demonstrating significant growth from the previous school year.
The Residence Hall Association received the New Student Programs Outstanding Organization Award for its significant contribution to helping S&T’s new students and their families.
The Solar House Design Team received the Most Improved Organization Award for its significant growth in improving in stature and contributions to the university in the past year.
Dr. Mark Fitch, associate professor of environmental engineering, received the Outstanding Student Advocate Award for his dedication to improving student life at Missouri S&T.
Dr. J. David Rogers, the Karl F. Hasselmann Chair in Geological Engineering and an associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, received the Extraordinary Faulty/Staff Award for his support of students’ development of personal and leadership skills.
Austin Anderson, a junior from St. Charles, Missouri, received the Tau Beta Pi Member of the Semester Award for his embodiment of the organization’s values and for his academic rigor and character.
Mario Ceron, a sophomore in mining engineering from Ballwin, Missouri, received the Residence Hall Association Golden Gavel Award for his willingness to go above and beyond the requirements of his hall government position in order to better the residential halls and Missouri S&T as a whole.
Julie Ezzell, a graduate student in engineering management from Rolla, Missouri, received the Tau Beta Pi Graduate Electee of the Semester Award for her unwavering commitment to the organization during her time as a prospective member.
George Holmes, a senior in mechanical engineering from Florissant, Missouri, received the Extraordinary Student Leadership Award for his contributions to campus during his time at Missouri S&T.
Jacob Huisman, a sophomore in engineering management from Hallsville, Missouri, received the National Residence Hall Honorary Up and Coming Leader Scholarship for his strength and dedication to Residential Life as an emerging leader.
Darian Johnson, a senior in chemical engineering from Kansas City, Missouri, received the Blue Key Miner of the Semester Award for helping to make the S&T community a better place.
Kaelyn Lundry, a senior in mechanical engineering from Eureka, Missouri, received the Tau Beta Pi Undergraduate Electee of the Semester Award for her unwavering commitment to the organization during her time as a prospective member.
Karan Madra, a graduate student in engineering management from Noida, India, and Kelly Dunlap, a senior in chemical engineering from Ballwin, Missouri, received the Tau Beta Pi Officer of the Semester Award for their dedication to the organization and excellent leadership during their time in office.
Nicholas McGraw, a senior in engineering management from Rolla, received the Most Spirited Miner Award for his ability to spread spirit throughout campus through his actions and words.
Pranita Nayak, a senior in chemistry from Rolla, Missouri, received the Keystone Award for her efforts in supporting student organizations and helping them achieve success. She also received the New Student Programs Outstanding Volunteer Award for her service in assisting S&T’s new students and their families.
Krystal Peterson, a senior in computer engineering from Afton, Missouri, received the Diversity Recognition Award for her leadership role in improving the climate at S&T for diverse groups and educating the campus to appreciate this increasingly diverse campus and community.
Tori Ramsey, a junior in English from Republic, Missouri, and Miranda Cory, a junior in civil engineering from Atchison, Kansas, received the Miner Alumni Association Joe Mooney Distinguished Student Award for their dedication to the community and campus.
Rebecca Reifel, a senior in civil engineering from Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and Jacob Bautista, a senior in aerospace engineering from Rolla, received the Ned and Berna Harvey Volunteer Involvement Award for their commitment to campus involvement, volunteerism and academic success.
Juan Remolina, a senior in economics from St. Charles, Missouri, received the Miner Alumni Association Leadership Award for his commitment to fellow students and outstanding leadership skills.
Kelly Stevens, a junior in nuclear engineering from Conway, Missouri, received the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Pink Award for her outstanding commitment to SWE.
Angela Turner, a freshman in applied mathematics from Florissant, Missouri, received the Student Council Rookie of the Year Award for going above and beyond in student government.
Keiler Swartz, a senior in history from Ballwin, Missouri, received the Student Council Member of the Year award for his active participation in and out of his committee and for his dedication to student government.
Victoria Urban, a senior in mechanical engineering from Maryland Heights, Missouri, and Joshua Pribe, a senior in mechanical engineering from Creve Coeur, Missouri, won the Counseling, Disability Support, and Student Wellness STEP UP! Award for embracing, promoting and expanding the STEP UP! prosocial movement.
The event was hosted by Blue Key Honor Society, Counseling, Disability Support and Student Wellness; the Miner Alumni Association; National Residence Hall Honorary; New Student Programs; Residence Hall Association; Society of Women Engineers; Student Affairs; Student Council; Student Life; Student Union Board and Tau Beta Pi.