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Leadership Awards Night Celebration

Each April, the University community gathers for a night of celebration, honoring the achievements of students, faculty, staff and student organizations during the academic year. 

For information about Leadership Awards Night 2021 including process and award descriptions, please see the  Leadership Awards Night 2021 Guidebook.
 
Please send questions to  spartanleadership@ut.edu.

2021 Recipients

Linda W. Devine, Ph.D., Outstanding Contribution to Student Life Award 

Cheri Etling-Paulsen

J. Richard Piper Outstanding Advisor of the Year 

Mary Anderson

Faculty/Staff Unsung Heroes 

Chang Ashby 

Erika Buckley 

Geraldyn “Gigi” DeJesus 

Kristen Foltz 

Amy Greene 

Claudia Aguado Loi 

Rhissa Robinson 

Mariana Stavig 

Anayah Walker 

Monnie Wertz 

Joyce Keller Faculty/Staff Volunteer of the Year 

Johnna Yealy 

Outstanding First-Year Experience Peer Mentors 
Dannielle Roque (Fall 2020) 

Ashley Leak-Levine (Spring 2021)

Sustainabile UT Handprint Award 

Elizabeth Sylvia

Jada Brown

Center for Teaching and Learning Leadership Award 
Emiliann Palermo 

Faculty Internship Committee, Intern of the Year Award 
Macy Levick 

Office of Undergraduate Research and Inquiry, Undergraduate Researcher of the Year Award 
Brianna Rubenstein 

International Programs Office, International Experience Award 
Abigail Garrison 

Spartan Peer Educating About Resources mentor (SPEAR) of the Year 
Sherife Tatis 

Bob Ruday Outstanding First Year of Involvement

Alexandra Larson

Cassidy Wilson

Bob Ruday Outstanding Second Year of Involvement 

Jada Brown 

Megan D’Antuono 

Emiliann Palermo 

Jillian Tindall 

Bob Ruday Outstanding Third Year of Involvement 

Hannah Lammon 

Kennedy Ubinger 

Bob Ruday Student Unsung Hero Award

Gina Bernardini

Jeanne-Marie Branche

Nia Dyson

Lindsey Forrest

Alyssa Goodreau

Noah McNair

Bob Ruday Servant Leadership Award 

Carley Bernstein 

Katarina Georgelas 

Sydney Naegle 

Haley Tobin 

Leadership and Academic Achievement Award

Abbey Hill

Alyssa Goodreau

Camila Mejia Restrepo

Cassidy Wilson

Danusia Mryczko

Emiliann Palermo

Gretchen Lund

Haley Tobin

Hannah Lammon

Jada Brown

Jeanne-Marie Branche

Jillian Tindall

Kennedy Ubinger

Lacey Keene

Lauren Paolucci

Madison Milton

Megan D'Antuono

Nia Dyson

Noah McNair

Sydney Naegle

Thomas Krumpter

Student Employee of the Year

Alyssa Goodreau

Sorority Woman of the Year

Michaela Boiani

Fraternity Man of the Year 

Jake Rubin 

Outstanding Fraternity of the Year 

Phi Gamma Delta “FIJI” 

Outstanding Sorority of the Year 

Alpha Chi Omega 

Outstanding Commitment to Diversity (Undergraduate)

Black Student Union

Outstanding Commitment to Diversity (Graduate) 

Physician Assistant Medicine Executive Counsel 

Volunteer Organization of the Year 

UT Diplomats 

Student Volunteer of the Year (Fraternal-affiliated)

Adriana Garcia

Student Volunteer of the Year

Thomas Krumpter

Active Citizen Award 

Hannah Lammon 

Wellness Award: Outstanding Dedication 
JoHannah Yankey 

Wellness Award: Outstanding Research 
Briana Lipski 

Rheese McNab 

Wellness Award: Outstanding Promotion 
Allissa Cervellino 

Lead Resident Assistant of the Year 
Sarah Sexton  

Resident Assistant of the Year 
Sean Lubiak 

Outstanding New Organization of the Year 

Rotoract 

Most Improved Organization of the Year

Active Minds

Outstanding Innovation Award 

St. Jude Up ‘til Dawn 

Student Productions (SP) 

Outstanding Organization of the Year 

St. Jude Up ‘til Dawn 

American Marketing Association (AMA) 

Bob Ruday Spartan Award 

Taneisha Archer 

Juliana Bell 

Julia Ingram 

Thomas Krumpter 

Gina Pantano 

Rachel Pigeon 

Brianna Rubenstein 

Savannah Samford 

Jessie Tobin 

Melissa Walton 

Bob Ruday Student Leader of the Month 

Liv Hyde - April 

Abby Byrne - March 

Megan Moore - February 

Gina Pantano- December/January 

Bailey Walker - November 

Karaline Win - October  

Jada Brown - September