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Student Leadership Award

The BSU Presidential Student Leadership Award annually recognizes the most outstanding undergraduate and graduate student leaders.

Criteria:  The student must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for Undergraduate and 3.25 for Graduate.  The student must also be involved in at least two organizations (can include off campus).  The student must also have taken some type of leadership role in the community and/or campus.

  • 2016/2017 award winners were:  Ms. Shinzira Shomade (undergraduate student) and Ms. Maureen Elias (graduate student)
  • 2015/2016 award winners were:  Mr. Dawaine Cosey (undergraduate student) and Mr. Denzel Prince (graduate student)
  • 2014/2015 award winners were:  Ms. Chynna Keys (undergraduate student) and Ms. LaVesha Huff (graduate student)
  • 2013/2014 award winners were:  Ms. Erica Johnson (undergraduate student) and Mr. William Nathan (graduate student)
  • 2012/2013 award winners were: Ms. Tylar Brock & Ms. Jasmine Nixon (undergraduate student) and Ms. Yolanda Pearson (graduate student)
  • 2011/2012 award winners were: Mr. Jamin Gallman (undergraduate student) and Ms. Yolanda Pearson (graduate student)
  • 2010/2011 award winners were: Mr. Kirk Pressley (undergraduate student) and Tanisha Williams (graduate student)
  • 2009/2010 award winners were: Ms. Maya Newman (undergraduate student) and Ms. Kelechi Anyanwu (graduate student)
  • 2008/2009 award winners were: Ms. Chauna Lawson (undergraduate student) and Ms. Kelechi Anyanwu (graduate student)
  • 2007/2008 award winners were: Ms. Angelica Barrett (undergraduate student) and Ms. Kristin Evans (graduate student)

The purpose of the award is to recognize a senior undergraduate and a graduating graduate student who have excelled in leadership. Each award recipient will receive a monetary award in the amount of $500.

We are seeking nominations of students that exemplify the example of current leadership throughout the community and have potential for serving in leadership roles after graduation.

Please call 301-860-3393 or on campus 2-3393 for any questions.

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