The Student Life Achieving Excellence award recognizes the faculty, staff member or community leader who demonstrates excellence in working with individual students, student groups and organizations. This is our way to recognize individuals who most exemplify the following principles based on everyday behaviors or special isolated events and activities.
Nominations are continually accepted in the Student Life Office, Morgan 104. Awards are presented in September, October, November, December, January, February, March, April and May. As sponsors of this award, members of the Student Life Team are not eligible for this award.
Academic Year 2014-2015: Kenny Cann, Pamela Erickson, Jalen Lawry, Peggy Clark, James Barraclough, Carrie Cornelius, Audra Fullerton
Academic Year 2013-2014: Dana Thomas, Marsha Carrasco Cooper, Chris Enos, Michael McGuire, John Dahlstrand, Bill Roach, Janet Sharp, Sharon Sullivan
Academic Year 2012-2013: Amanda Hughes, Corey Zwikstra, Glenda Taylor, Tim Fry, Jeff Mott, Jenna Glover
Academic Year 2011-2012: Sean Bird, Danny Wade, Judy McCourt, Stacy Woltje, Dennis Etzel, Harrison Watts, Margaret Wood
Academic Year 2010-2011: MaryDorsey Wanless, Jaci Jenkins Lindburg, Gloria Ragsdale, Patricia Joyce, John Paul Louisa Schurig, Tony Silvestri, Cynthia Turk, Tracy Routsong
Academic Year 2009-2010: John Mullican, Kellis Bayless, Michael Stoica, Stephanie Lanter, Gabi Lunte, Gary Baker, Regina Cassell, Tim Collins
Academic Year 2008-2009: Park Lockwood, Sarah Cook, Rob Weigand, Barb DeSanto, Patti Bender, Rick Barker, LanceJohnson, Jane Carpenter
Academic Year 2007-2008: Kirt Saville, Tammy Schlingmann, Gary McDonald, Gene Wunder, Jim Schnoebelen, Mike Russell, Jim Martin, Maria Raicheva Stover, Lynda Carter
Academic Year 2006-2007: Neil and Bridget Gately, Paul Wagner, Payroll Office, Ann Callies, Ron Wasserstein, Gary Schmidt, Kay Farley, Ed and Judy Soule
Academic Year 2005-2006: Evelyn Pitts, David Hartley, Heidi Crosland, Mary Jones, Linda Spaulding, Judy Smith, Business Office
Academic Year 2004-2005: Bruce Mactavish, Joy Koesten, Bob Beatty, Jamie McEwen, Velma Gooding, Don Jones, Courtney Sullivan
Academic Year 2003-2004: Steve Ice, Heidi Kraus Staerkel, Kevin WIndholz, Candy Bahner, Richard Driver, Brian Miller, Donna LaLonde, Kathy Reser
Academic Year 2002-2003: Janell Harris, Bruce Zelkovitz, Duane Williams, Jeanie Cornelius, Ken Ohm, Moira Brouddus, Tom Clevenger
Academic Year 2001-2002: Jim Coen, Tom Wiencek, Rocky Ghoul, Christine Winchester, Don Vest, John Warren, Dena Barone
Academic Year 2000-2001: Carol Vogel, Barbara Stevenson, Franklin Reynolds, Sandra Kidd, Rick Ellis
In addition, the Muriel D. Clarke award is presented annually in April to one of the monthly honorees. This award honors Ms. Clarke who was one of Washburn’s most loyal students, whose support of students continued even in her retirement. This award honors the individual who demonstrates excellence in working with individual students, student groups and organizations.