Distinguished Student Leader The intent of this recognition is to honor outstanding students who have made a significant impact upon a particular student organization or group on campus, including the following categories: Academic Student Organization/Honors Societies, Community Service, Fraternity and Sorority, Leadership, Multicultural, Political, Recreational, Religious/Spiritual, Special Interest, Sponsored, Student Athlete, and the Student Government Association. Dr. B. Jeanne Fisher Most Outstanding Student Leader This award is in honor of Dr. B. Jeanne Fisher, who was the first Vice President for Student Affairs and had a major impact on student life at UAH. The purpose of this recogonition is to celebrate the student who has made a major impact upon student life at the University. This individual has made significant contributions to a number of student organizations which have led to the betterment of conditions and to the enhancement of the general well-being of students at UAH. Outstanding Co-Sponsored Student Program The purpose of this award is to recognize a student event or program that has made a significant impact on the UAH community. The nominated event was planned in collaboration by student(s) or student organizations on campus. Outstanding Mentor Award The purpose of this award is to honor a student, faculty, or staff member who has dedicated their time to mentor a student or peer. This mentor has gone above and beyond to provide support to their protégé in their academic, career, and personal life. Outstanding Student Employee The intent of this recognition is to honor an outstanding student worker on campus who dedicates time outside of the classroom and contributes to UAH's campus life. Outstanding Student Organization Advisor The purpose of this recognition is to honor the student organization advisor who has made a major impact upon the nominating organization and upon student life at UAH. This individual must have assisted the student organization in some significant manner which resulted in a definite improvement in, or accomplishment of, the student organization. Outstanding Student Program The purpose of this award is to recognize a student event or program that has made a significant impact on the UAH community. The nominated event was planned in collaboration by student(s) or student organizations on campus. Outstanding Student Volunteer The intent of this recognition is to honor a student that has dedicated a significant amount of time to completing community service on campus and/or in the community. President's Award The purpose of this recognition is to honor a graduating senior that during their time at UAH has demonstrated prominent leadership and outstanding scholarship. Nominated students should have at minimum a 3.5 culumlative GPA. Rising Student Leader Award The intent of this recognition is to honor an outstanding first-year student who has made a significant impact through their involvement and engagement on campus. Student Organization of the Year Award The purpose of this recognition is to honor one registered student organization that has made a significant positive impact on UAH and the surrounding community. This organization exemplifies the stellar qualities necessary to enhance the student experience and to incubate student growth through leadership and community service.