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Fall 2016 Chancellor’s Leadership Award


Each semester, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s best and brightest student leaders are presented with the Chancellor’s Leadership Award. This fall, 17 students from the College of Professional Studies have been selected for this honor. These students are a select group of graduating seniors who throughout their careers at the UWSP have contributed significant leadership, demonstrated campus and/or community service and shown a commitment to personal growth. [View Photos]

The Chancellor’s Leadership Award was developed at the urging of Chancellor Dreyfus in 1978. Until then, the only award given to graduates for their university career achievements was the Albertson Award. Since relatively few met the qualifications for an Albertson Award, Chancellor Dreyfus was concerned that the last thing many of our graduates heard from the university after years of contributions was that they had lost. He felt all who had provided significant service to the university community should receive some honor, and from that annual pool, the Albertson Award should be selected.

All 30 university honorees will be recognized at the Chancellor’s Leadership Awards Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. in the Laird Room of the Dreyfus University Center.

Congratulations to all award winners!
College of Professional Studies Majors:

Maria Bjugstad – Elementary Education
Cassandra Bright – Elementary Education, Special Education
Lauren Cottrell – Elementary Education
Ryan Deprey – Elementary Education
Alexandria Felton – Elementary Education, Special Education
Mackenzie Gosh – Business Administration-Management
Kalynne Hibbard – Communication Sciences and Disorders
Amanda King – Elementary Education
Corey Parris – Business Administration-Entrepreneurship
Megan Rheaume-Brand – Health Promotion/Wellness
Alexandra Springer – Communication Sciences and Disorders
Koua Thao – Health Science-Health Care Administration
Amy Vida – Family and Consumer Sciences-Teacher Education; English

The following recipients have a teaching intent through the School of Education:
Katlyn Dugenske – English (SOE Admitted)
Dacia Giordana – Spanish, International Studies (SOE Admitted)
Brianna Trainor– Music-Applied Percussion (SOE Admitted)

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