2017 Campus Life Awards Recognize Outstanding Campus Contributions

various students gathered on a quad, sitting in benches or socializing on a peaceful day

At the Campus Life Awards ceremony on April 18 hosted by the Rhodes Student Government, members of the Rhodes community were recognized for their excellent level of commitment and passion in their respective areas of campus involvement. 

Rhodes Student Government 
Outstanding Staff Member-Megan Starling
Outstanding Faculty Member-Marcus Pohlmann
Outstanding Administrator-Noelle Chaddock
Jacob Abraham Award-Spencer Beckman
Matthew Sean Jones Award-Brittney Threatt
Student Organization of the Year-Black Student Association

Student Leadership                        
Honor Council Outstanding Member-Brooks Lamb
Social Regulations Council Outstanding Member-Erica Hadley
Rhodes Activity Board Outstanding Member-Anna Clare Pearson
Allocations Board Outstanding Member-Meredith Noah
Lecture Board Outstanding Member Award-Roz KennyBirch

Student Employment
Student Employee of the Year-Madison Tucker
Rhodes Student Associate of the Year-Hailey Woods
RSAP Supervisor of the Year-Jessica Rodriguez

Residence Life
Female RA of the Year-Jeanne Wilkinson
Male RA of the Year-Reggie Eskridge
Campus Safety Officer of the Year-Sherry Sasson
Loretta Watkins Housekeeper-Shonda Taylor

Honor Societies                        
ODK Sophomore Man of the Year-Hamid Shirwany
Mortar Board Sophomore Woman of the Year-Aylen Mercado 
Mortar Board Faculty Member of the Year-Robert Saxe
Mortar Board Staff of the Year-Sarah Hasty

Greek Organizations 
Fraternity of the Year-Sigma Nu
Sorority of the Year-Delta Delta Delta
Greek Man of the Year-Jeremy Breddan
Greek Woman of the Year-Carolyn Dishuck
National Pan-Hellenic Council  Chapter of the Year-Alpha Phi Alpha 

Kinney Program
Estelle R. Cone Award-Emily Lichtenberger
Vision Award-Natey Kinzounza
Mountaintop Civic Engagement-Jolie Grace Wareham

Kinney Service Awards for:                        
Hunger and Homelessness-Emily Faber and Prof. Kimberley Kasper
Healthcare and Wellness-Tyler Harvey
Animal Services-Jenna Gilley
The Arts-Bryan Martin
Intercultural Perspectives-Arati Joshi
Interfaith-Zaid Ahmad
Mentoring and Education-Matt Pugilese
The Environment-Isabelle Mikell
Advocates for Women-Becca Roldan
Queer Advocacy-Anu Iyer
Economic Justice-Harris Short

Office of Inclusion and Involvement
Ally of the Year-William McLain
Program of the Year-Black Student Association’s Convocation for Black History Month

At the Campus Life Awards, President William E. Troutt announced the graduating seniors whose photos will be added to the Rhodes Hall of Fame established in 1931 and housed on the second floor of Palmer Hall. Selection to the Hall of Fame is made confidentially by selected student leaders and based on individual merit, leadership in student activities, service to others, and overall contributions to the campus community. It is considered one of the highest honors that can come to a student. The following students will be added to the Rhodes Hall of Fame:

Ozakh Ahmed
Jay Hedges
Brittney Threatt
Brooks Lamb