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Photos from the 2017 ceremony are available online through Connect.

The purpose of the Excellence in Student Leadership Awards is to recognize the outstanding contributions our students and faculty and staff advisors make across campus and in the community. Departments and staff members throughout the Division of Student Life, in conjunction with Student Government, are pleased to recognize nominees for their significant leadership and service in a variety of capacities over the past year to make a difference within their respective organizations, across campus, and beyond. They have exemplified excellence in their work and emerged as leaders among their peers.


Date: Friday, April 28, 2017

Time: 6:00pm to 8:00pm (Seating begins at 5:45pm)

Location: McLane Stadium, Baylor Club Ballroom

Parking: McLane Stadium, Parking Lot 1

Dress: Formal Attire


This year's ceremony will include the following recognitions:

(Click on each category to learn more about the awards and the recipients)

Student Activities, Campus Programs

  • Baylor Activities Council Member of the Year
  • Baylor Activities Council Most Valuable Partner
  • Student Producer in Student Productions
  • Outstanding Leadership in Student Productions
  • Union Board Member of the Year
  • Student Union Service Award

Campus Living & Learning

  • NRHH Member of the Year
  • RCC Member of the Year

Student Government

  • A.A. Marjorie Hyden Endowed Scholarship Fund Scholarship
  • Excellence in Student Involvement

Multicultural Affairs

  • Behind the Scenes Leader
  • Emerging Leader Award
  • Outstanding Advisor Award
  • Excellence in Collaboration
  • Most Improved Organization
  • Multicultural Excellence Award - Individual and Organization

Academy of Leader Development

  • Social Responsibility
  • Social Identity
  • Integrity
  • Active Engagement
  • ALD Emerging Leader

Community Engagement and Service

  • John S. Belew Outstanding Male Volunteer
  • Virginia Crump Outstanding Female Volunteer
  • Robert Gilbert Outstanding Advocate Award
  • Outstanding Service Chair Award
  • AA Hyden Award for Outstanding Student Organization in Service
  • Outstanding Organization in Philanthropy
  • Outstanding Organization in Education & Advocacy

Student Activities, Greek Life

  • Outstanding New Member
  • Greek Man & Woman of the Year
  • Advisor of the Year
  • Herbert H. Reynolds Award
  • Outstanding Greek Leaders


  • Group X Instructor of the Year
  • Bear Cycle Instructor of the Year
  • F45 Staff of the Year
  • Personal Trainer of the Year
  • PR/Marketing Staff of the Year

Student Activities, Student Organizations

  • Student Organization of the Year
  • Advisor of the Year
  • Outstanding New Organization