The Hall of Fame
is the highest annual honor bestowed upon an individual student by the Division
of Student Life and the Student Body Association. All nominated
individuals must be enrolled in Millsaps College during the academic year
of their nomination/application. Nominees must hold senior
class/graduating status, have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.20 at the time of
nomination/application, and graduate in December, 2015 or May, 2016.
Four seniors will be selected for this honor. The Hall of Fame recognizes
an individual’s overall excellence in: scholarship; leadership;
participation in activities, organizations, and campus life; service to the
Millsaps student body, College community and/or local community; and other
notable achievements. Self-nominated student applications will be
accepted for review. 2015 recipients
included: Merrit Corrigan, Muzamil Khawaja, Resham Rahat, and Michala Sullivan,
The Hall of Fame at Millsaps College
presentation is a component of the Senior Year Experience. The
Hall of Fame recipients will be recognized at a formal celebration staged
during the spring semester of 2016.
Using an attached sheet, please answer the following
questions and provide any additional information that will be beneficial in the
selection of a recipient for this award. Please limit attachments to 4
pages. Electronic attachments are acceptable.
With what activities, organizations, or
committees has this student been involved? What offices, committee
chairperson positions, appointed leadership roles, and other leadership
assignments has he/ she taken? The fullest list of undergraduate
activities is encouraged.
2) What has
distinguished this nominee as a leader?
3) How has the
nominee excelled in service to the campus and local communities?
4) List the
nominee’s other outstanding achievements.
Additional letters of
endorsement are accepted as attachments to the primary nomination. The
format for these letters does not duplicate the primary nomination. Rather,
the additional letters of endorsement are provided by faculty, staff, or
students to further the nomination’s strength. Endorsers provide personal
and relevant comments about the nominee’s merits.
2016 Rev. Ed King Leader of Values and Ethics (L.O.V.E.) Award- DUE March 21st
Dear College Community:
The Division of Student
Life welcomes nominations for the 2016 Rev. Ed
King Leader of Values and Ethics (L.O.V.E.) Award. Rev.
King, College Class of 1958, is cited as one of the most influential of
Mississippi civil rights leaders, and enshrined in the National Civil Rights
Museum. For many members of the College community, he remains a role
model for moral leadership. Thus, this award was named in his honor.
award is bestowed to the student leader who best exemplifies principled
leadership for a cause of deep moral consequence that may meet with opposition
but proves over time to be true.
2005 – Rusty
Walker, advocate for LGBT persons
2006 - Andrea
Dewey, advocate for the homeless-hungry & Matt Vieron, advocate
for LGBT persons
2007 - Cat
Edwards, advocate for women’s reproductive choice & John
Forrest Douglas, advocate for
the socioeconomically disadvantaged
2008 – Antoinette
Alexander, anti-hazing advocate
2009 – Hunter Berch,
advocate for alcohol regulation compliance
2010 - Lamees
El-Sadek, advocate for the Muslim-American & Muslim communities
2011 - Victoria
Romano, advocate for Mississippi girls’ leadership development
2012 – No recipient
2013 - Sara
Del Castillo, advocate for undocumented children’s immigration rights
Zane Ballard, advocate for LGBTQ persons
2015 - Edna Chukwuemeka,
advocate for HIV-virus prevention in communities of color
To nominate a student
leader who best fits these criteria, please submit the name of the individual;
and, submit a corresponding letter (and, if available, support materials)
regarding how the individual fits the criteria for the honor.
are due by Monday, March 21, 2016, 4:30 p.m. While it is not
required to name a recipient every year, if one is determined then (s)he will
be presented at the Student Life Awards Celebration in April 2016.
Nominations, letters, and support materials may be returned to Mr. Matt Wright,
Event Scheduling Office Leadership Specialist, Student Life Offices, 3rd
floor of the Campbell College Center. Electronic submissions are also
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