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.
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.
Any chartered student organization is eligible to apply for the A.A. Hyden Award.
Organizations qualifying for consideration for the A.A. Hyden Award must:
Relationship- Successful partnerships with fellow students, those served, and community partners)