Legacy of Leadership Awards

Legacy of Leadership

Students and advisors involved on campus have the opportunity to be recognized for their outstanding work and overall dedication to Bloomsburg University and the local community. Nominations due by Friday, Dec. 15.

Students and advisors involved on campus have the opportunity to be recognized for their outstanding work and overall dedication to Bloomsburg University and the local community.

Outstanding Student Mentor Award

This is awarded to an outstanding student leader who has assumed the role of mentor for a fellow student or group of students. Any student leader who has been a mentor to someone else on campus is considered for this award. The Outstanding Student Mentor Award will be given to a student who has gone above and beyond to serve as a mentor and role model during the year of 2017 (January – December).

To be considered for the Outstanding Student Mentor Award, nominators and/or applicants should submit a one to two page double spaced 12 font typed description of the nominee or applicant as related to the above criteria for the award.

Student Organization of the Year Award

This is awarded to an active, recognized student organization that has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities, displayed thorough involvement in campus events, leadership development, organizational programming, and/or service. $500 award. Any active, recognized student club/organization that has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities during the year of 2017 (January – December) can qualify for the Student Organization of the Year Award. Such qualities may have been displayed through involvement in campus events, leadership development, organizational programming, and/or service.

To be considered for the Organization of the Year Award nominators and/or applicants should submit a one to two page double spaced 12 font typed description of the nominee or applicant as related to the above criteria for the award.

Student Organization Advisor of the Year

The Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award will be given to an advisor who has served a recognized BU student club/organization above and beyond expectations during the year of 2017 (January-December). *Only student nominations will be accepted for this award.

To be considered for the Organization Advisor of the Year Award nominators and/or applicants should submit a one to two page double spaced 12 font typed description of the nominee or applicant as related to the above criteria for the award.

H. Preston Herring Leadership Scholarship

Those who are eligible for this scholarship are current undergraduate sophomores and juniors, in good standing, who exhibit some of Dr. H. Preston Herring’s most admirable leadership qualities—service, modesty, and commitment. Students nominated for this award would have demonstrated leadership and service to the town of Bloomsburg and the university community through volunteering, community employment and active participation in on-campus organizations. Nominees/applicants should demonstrate character, developmental growth while attending BU, and perhaps even have overcome adversity as they persevere in their educational pursuits.

To be considered for the Dr. H. Preston Herring scholarship nominators and/or applicants should submit a one to two page double spaced 12 font typed description of the nominee or applicant as related to the following criteria for awarding of the scholarship.

“Receiving the Dr. H. Preston Herring memorial scholarship was not only helpful from a financial aspect but it also drove me to continue to work hard in and out of the classroom. It seemed the more I learned about Dr. Herring the more humbled I was by the gift from his family and the more focused I was on living up to being its recipient,” — Eric Schwartz, H. Preston Herring Scholarship Recipient.

2018 Student Leadership Awards and Scholarship

The following awards are nomination based and will be presented at the Legacy of Leadership banquet:

  • Dr. H. Preston Herring Scholarship
  • Student Organization of the Year
  • Student Organization Advisor of the Year
  • Outstanding Student Mentor

Please submit your nomination by Friday, Dec. 15.