A.A. Hyden Award for Outstanding Student Organization in Community Service

Purpose

The A.A. Hyden Award for Outstanding Student Organization in Community Service is given annually to a student organization to provide special recognition for their valuable contributions of service to the Waco community. This award is given to organizations that have demonstrated excellence in regards to the impact, quality, relationship, context, and learning aspects of service.

History

The A.A. Hyden Award for Outstanding Student Organization was initiated in 1987. The award is named in honor of Dr. A.A. Hyden, Vice President of Student Life at Baylor University from 1980 to 1989. Dr. Hyden was dedicated to students and continues to be a dedicated servant to the Waco community. His involvement and memberships include: Rotary International, Phi Delta Kappa, Southern Counselors Personnel Association and Omnicron Delta Kappa. By serving and investing in the Waco community, Baylor students build upon Dr. Hyden�s legacy of community service.

General Information

Selection Criteria

Organizations qualifying for consideration for the A.A. Hyden Award must:

-Demonstrate each of the five benchmarks of meaningful service:

-Have up-to-date service chair reports on file at the Office of Community Engagement & Service.

-Involve members (organization should aim at having at least 75% participation rates in the group�s service activities)

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