The following are awards and achievements of Leadership Institute students:
The following students were recognized at Student Organization Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Awards:
The following students were initiated to Washburn University's Mortar Board Chapter for the 2014-2015 year:
Mary Ralston (Vice President), Jordan Schmitz (Membership Chair), Marrissa Bradley (Historian), Ashley Altenhofen, Elizabeth Burgett, Elijah Kennedy, Katlynn Krug, Braden McGinnis, Sierra Valdivia, Carly Willis.
The following students were inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society:
Alexis Barton, Kaitlyn Christie, Sarah Edelman, Talin Golightley, Samantha Moody, Rachel Orr, Katelyn Rollins, Leanna Willer
Rachel Beiker, Melissa Tanner, Tionna Trarbach, and Sarah Walker went to South Padre, TX for an alternative Spring Break. The students worked with Sea Turtles, Inc to clear beaches of debris left spring breakers from Texas universities and prepared nesting areas for sea turtles.
Shelbie Konkel was an Octofinalist after the first swing in the National Warm-Up swing and competed in the National Parliamentary Debate Association Championship.
Ryan Kelly finished seventh individually in the National Warm-Up Swing and finished as the 21st team in the nation at the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence
Kevin Krouse was an Octofinalist after the first swing in the National Warm-Up swing
Ryan Kelly finished as a triple Octofinalist at the Mile High swing tournament for WU Debate
Blaire Landon placed fourth at the Mid-Missouri Mock Trial Competition and received an Outstanding Attorney award
Jack Van Dam placed fourth at the Mid-Missouri Mock Trial Competition
Sarah Walker presented summer research at the Twelfth Annual K-INBRE (Kansas Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) Symposium.
Daniel Ming, Jordan Thompson, Bri Heinen, Shelbie Konkel, Luke Svoboda, and Sarah Walker were featured in "Meet the Critics" in TK Business Magazine.
Betsy Wooden and Margeaux Seymour were inducted into the Phi Kapa Phi National Honor Society
Jack Van Dam placed fifth at the "Trialin' Bods" Mock Trial
Blaire Landon placed second at the "Trialin' Bods" Mock Trial
Blaire Landon placed second at the "City of Hope" Invitational and received Outstanding Attorney Award
Jack Van Dam placed second at the "City of Hope" Invitational
The following Leadership Institute students presented at Washburn's Day of Transformation
Mary Ralston, Kristen Onions, and Amanda Kennedy took second place at the International Leadership Association's 15th Annual Global Conference in Montreal, Canada.
Amanda Kennedy and Derek Fritz was nominated as a homecoming candidate for 2013 Washburn University Homecoming
Ryan Kelly was Open Tournament Champion for the first half at the Bearcat Classic in Lebanon, IL
Kevin Krouse was a quarterfinalist at the Hunsaker Invitational in Lebanon, IL and a quarterfinalist at the Bearcat Classic in Lebanon, IL.
Team finished in top 5 at Northwest Missouri State University debate tournament
Shelby Konkel was elected as WSGA Executive Staff: President
Damian Barron named WSGA Executive Staff: Community Liaison
Bryce Taylor, Colby Taylor, Eli Johns, Ashley Habiger, Brendan Funk, and Brooke Peele were elected WSGA Senators
Micah Offerman named WSGA Executive Staff: Public Relations Director
Garrett Mazachek named WSGA Executive Staff: Budget Director
Zach Johnson named WSGA Executive Staff: Technology Director