The SOAR Awards

Celebrating the accomplishments of student leaders, advisors, clubs and organizations, the SOAR Awards are presented annually during the spring semester.

2019-2020 Nominations Now Open!

To recognize the amazing leadership and events hosted by our numerous student organizations, the Office of Student Engagement is excited to announce our 2019-2020 nomination process.

Use our nomination forms to tell us about an amazing student leader, student organization, or advisor. Please be sure to be as detailed as possible in your nomination.

Nomination Forms

Download award descriptions

Nominations will close at 5:00pm on March 27. Contact Dexter Sharp ( for more information.

Student Leader Nomination
Student Organization Nomination
Advisor Nomination

Emerging Leader of the Year

Neicy Myers

Living Our Values Award

Jakala Williams

The Unsung Hero Award

Allegra Brochin

The Bridge Builder Award

Kathryn Repp

Student Leader of the Year

Meli Fonseca

Outstanding First Year Student Leader

Tris Harper

Outstanding Sophomore Student Leader

Ryan Rhodes

Outstanding Junior Student Leader

Sarah Hambright

Outstanding Senior Student Leader

Jack Garvey

Chinuntdet-Crowe Leadership Scholarship Recipient

Morgan Briggs

Advisor of the Year

Trey Kalny – Student Union

Advisor Achievement Award

Kathy Arnett – Student Union

Student Organization of the Year

Student Union

New Student Organization of the Year

Student Association for the Advancement of Refugees

Event of the Year

Self Defense Brush Up – Taekwondo Club

Outstanding Collaboration of the Year

Negin Farsad Comedy Show – Muslim Student Association and Student Union

Campus Partner of the Year

Jonathan McElderry