Congratulations to the 2022 Student Leadership Award Winners!
Individual in a Student Organization Awards:
Outstanding Student Organization Leader - a leader in a student organization who displays significant dedication to the organization and its members by contributing to the organization's mission and goals, promoting diversity and service, and by creating community among the organization’s members.
Outstanding Student Organization Leader Winner:
Carson Kruse, President, Iowa SAE Baja
Emerging Leader - A first-year, second-year, or transfer student in a student organization who demonstrates significant effort, leadership, and involvement in improving the organization.
Emerging Leader Winner:
Elise Koltonowski, Society of Women Engineers
Unsung Hero - a member of a student organization who demonstrates significant contributions and/or initiative without holding a leadership position within the organization.
Unsung Hero Winner:
Kaleb McClenathan, Artineers
Outstanding Student Organization Advisor - an advisor who acts as a positive role model and provides guidance and encouragement while supporting the organization's goals.
Outstanding Student Organization Advisor Winner:
John Kostman, Artineers
Engineering Student Organization Awards:
Outstanding Student Organization - a student organization that demonstrates significant initiative, creativity, perseverance, and integrity in its members throughout all areas of the organization.
Outstanding Student Organization Winner:
Iowa SAE Baja
Outstanding Student Program for Diversity, Outreach, or Service - recognizes a student organization program or event that has made meaningful contributions to students, the University, and/or the surrounding communities through diversity initiatives, K-12 outreach, or service projects.
Outstanding Student Program for Diversity, Outreach, or Service Winner:
Society of Women Engineer's Mentoring Program
Most Improved Student Organization - a student organization that has demonstrated significant improvement in membership recruitment, and/or improved the focus of the organization's mission or operation, and/or improved or implemented new programs.
Most Improved Student Organization Winner:
General Leadership Awards:
Outstanding Mentor - an engineering student, staff member, faculty member, or alumnus who acts as a positive role model and provides exceptional guidance and support to students.
Outstanding Mentor Winner:
Megan Ertl, Peer Advisor & Teaching Assistant, 4th year ISE
Outstanding Student Researcher - an undergraduate student researcher who demonstrates exceptional time, effort, and perseverance in pursuing research interests under the direction of a faculty or staff member.
Outstanding Student Researcher Winner:
Ryan Edwall, undergraduate researcher with Prof. Fatima Toor, 3rd year ECE
Outstanding Teaching Assistant or Tutor - an undergraduate student who makes a major contribution to teaching and learning through exceptional work as a College of Engineering Teaching Assistant or Tutor.
Outstanding Teaching Assistant or Tutor Winner:
Anthony Shirazi, Teaching Assistant for CBE and tutor, 4th year CBE
Outstanding College of Engineering Student Employee – a student employee in the College who has an excellent work ethic and who has made a positive impact in the workplace.
Outstanding College of Engineering Student Employee Winner:
Abigail Bright, Engineering Lead Tutor, 4th year ECE
Engineer...and Something More – a student who exemplifies our motto for "Engineer and Something More" through substantial involvement in the college, the University, or the community. This involvement may be through service, leadership, and/or experiential education. It could include but is not limited to involvement in music, athletics, study abroad, community service, leadership, and/or campus organizations, etc.
Engineer...and Something More Winner:
Kirsten Lucy, 4th year BME