Shippensburg University students and organizations were recognized for their hard work and accomplishments throughout the 2020-21 academic year at the annual Student Life Awards at the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center on April 29.
LEADER@SHIP hosted the award ceremony to celebrate members of the campus community’s achievements.
“The Student Life Awards are important because it provides us the opportunity to recognize our students and clubs who have gone above and beyond,” Emily Javitt, assistant director for engagement and leadership said. “These individuals and groups spend so much time trying to make a difference on our campus and they deserve to be applauded. It is such a fun event to plan and organize.”
The ceremony had a total of 14 awards with six group awards and eight individual awards.
Multi-cultural Student Association (MSA) won the award for Innovative Cultural Awareness with Kapri Brown, MSA assistant director, winning Outstanding Adviser.
Greek life was also recognized with sorority Alpha Omicron Pi and fraternity Phi Delta Theta awarded Best Group Collaboration.
Exemplary Leader was awarded to students Tonji Bell, a senior, and Jasmyn Williams, a junior. SU’s Enactus won for the Community Service and Engagement category.
Senior Averie Bye Dickerson won Raider Legacy for her exceptional spirit and values that represent the SU community.
Outstanding First-Year was given to Skyler Walder; Outstanding Sophomore had two winners: Chase Slenker and Neilia Fairfax; Outstanding Junior was awarded to Erika Ebersole.
Other award winners were: Tyler Rock for Outstanding Graduate Student; Zoe Williard, sophomore and Lillian Simmons, sophomore for Emerging Leader; 88.7 FM WSYC for Emerging Student Group; The Slate and SU Marching Band for Exemplary Student Group; and Michael Drager as the second winner for Outstanding Adviser.