Individual Service Awards

The Outstanding Service Chair Award

Established in 2013, this award is given to a student who has exhibited leadership and passion for serving the community and has pursued excellence for his or her group in regards to the impact, quality, relationship, context, and learning aspects of service. This award is granted to a Baylor student who has not only made a considerable impact on the community personally, but has also dedicated himself or herself to putting other students in a position to make a difference as well.

Qualifications
  • Nominees need to have developed innovative service partnerships or strategies for their group.

  • Nominees need to have fostered quality relationships with community partners and agencies.

  • Nominees need to have demonstrated excellence in regards to the mobilization and education of organization members in regards to service.

 

 

2018-2019 Award Recipient - Julian Villarreal


The John S. Belew Award for Most Outstanding Male Volunteer

Established in 1988 in honor of its namesake, Dr. John S. Belew, this award is given annually to a current Baylor male student to provide special recognition for his individual contribution of time, talent and effort in the Waco community.  

Qualifications
  • Nominee must have personally contributed much of his time, talent and effort toward serving others in the community.

  • Nominee needs to have demonstrated commitment to serving others over the course of his college career, including but not limited to activities through Baylor student organizations or community agencies.

  • Nominee does not need to have held a leadership position, as this prize is awarded primarily on the basis of service and is not intended to be a leadership award.

 

 

2018-2019 Award Recipient - Julian Villarreal


The Virginia Crump Award for Outstanding Female Student in Community Service

Named after Ms. Virginia Crump (Assistant Dean of Students from 1961 - 1982), this award continues to honor the service and volunteerism that Ms. Crump demonstrated, and is awarded annually to an undergraduate female Baylor student who has exhibited an exemplary dedication to community service.

Qualifications
  • Nominee must have personally contributed much of her time, talent and effort toward serving others in the community.

  • Nominee needs to have demonstrated commitment to serving others over the course of her college career, including but not limited to activities through Baylor student organizations or community agencies.

  • Nominee does not need to have held a leadership position, as this prize is awarded primarily on the basis of service and is not intended to be a leadership award.

 

 

2018-2019 Award Recipient - Amber Cox


The Outstanding Advocate Award

Established in 2013, this award is named after the late Rev. Robert Lewis Gilbert (the first African-American graduate of Baylor).  This award is given annually to a student who has exhibited inspiring passion for a social justice issue and has demonstrated his or her dedication by embarking on campaigns, organizing events, or using other means to educate and raise awareness of social justice issues, empowering others to make a difference.

Qualifications
  • Nominees must exhibit a passion and personal awareness for any social justice issue(s).

  • Nominees need to have been instrumental in developing and facilitating educational campaigns, events, mobilizing volunteers, etc. around any social justice issue(s), likely through a student organization.

 

 

2018-2019 Award Recipient - Brittany Wetmore

Academy for Leadership Development and Community Engagement & Service

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