Students win big at the Rammys

Students and organizations awarded for the school year

By Christian Hunick
On April 12, 2018

Photo by Axel Marcenaro
The Ram Rugby team is all smiles and two members even manage to land a kiss on the “Club Sports Organization of the Year,” award. Ram Rugby also won an award for being the most spirited organization.

 

Students, registered student organizations and faculty members were recognized for their outstanding contributions to ASU and the San Angelo community on the evening of April 11 at the annual Rammys award ceremony and formal dinner.

The Rammys are hosted by the Student Government Association in conjunction with the Multicultural and Student Activities Programs Office. Each year, individuals and organizations are nominated to receive awards for their influence in student life, leadership development, school spirit and community engagement.

Nominees arrived in cocktail attire and were treated to a buffet-style dinner that included salad, grilled chicken, rolls, and cheesecake courtesy of Chartwells and the Special Events Staff. Music was provided by the ASU String Quartet.

Following dinner was the award ceremony, during which students and faculty took turns announcing the winners and presenting the awards.

Announced first was the categorical award winners: Academic/Professional Organization of the Year, Delta Sigma Pi; Club Sports Organization of the Year, Ram Rugby; Greek Life Organization of the Year, Kappa Delta Rho; Honor Society of the Year, Tri Beta; Multicultural Organization of the Year, the Association of Mexican American Students; and Spiritual Organization of the Year, the Catholic Newman Center. 

Next was the individual awards.

 Promising Male Leader of the Year Award was presented to Bailey Harvey. 

“The award goes to a student who has shown great leadership potential within the university and his organization,” Instructor of Political Science Manny Campos said.

The Promising Female Leader of the Year Award went to Brenna Hudson.

The winners of both awards demonstrated an overall ability to lead in a productive manner with emphasis on dedication and commitment.

Dean of the College of Business Dr. Clifton Jones received the Quiet Influence Award.

“The Quiet Influence Award is for a staff member who was shown great dedication to the well-being of the students here at the ASU community,” Coordinator for the Up and Coming Scholars and First-Generation Programs Hayley Zapata said.

Recipients of the Quiet Influence Award are individuals who often unrecognized for their services.

Advisor of the Year was given to Gayle Lynn Randall from the Department of Management and Marketing.

SGA members Emily Hecox and Shayna Mullen presented three Friends of SGA Awards to Mrs. Kaylee Feece, Mr. Jarett Lujan, and Dr. Crystal Kreitler, after which the Ram Family Student Scholarship was awarded to Bailey Harvey. 

Finally, the general awards for all student organizations were announced.

The Outstanding Community Service Award went to the Honors Student Association, the Most Spirited Organization Award to Ram Rugby, and the Dr. E. James Hindman Award for the overall organization of the year to Tri Beta.

 

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