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Student Leadership Awards

Visit our page to submit a nomination for a leadership awardPlease Note: Additional information on the awards program can be found in the 'About' section.

Student Awards

Nicholas H. Woods Award To the freshman who demonstrated initiative, motivation, and potential for continued student leadership within the university. 

Timothy M. Padulsky Award To the sophomore who mentored and encouraged other students to develop effective skills in inclusive leadership and teamwork.

Junior Year Award To the junior who embraced the changes embedded in the junior year experience and has been instrumental in creating community in their present environment, be it off-campus, abroad, or here on campus.

Brian D.A. Hall Award To the senior who demonstrated a deep level of committment to a student program or organization, and whose leadership  advanced the mission of the organization and enhanced the quality of student life.

St. Ignatius Award for Personal Development To the student whose values and ideals have most clearly undergone a transformation and/or deepening through his or her participation in co-curricular activities.

Jeffrey S. Keith Award To the student who faced a physical or other significant challenge in his or her life while continuing to excel in academic and co-curricular activities.

St. Ignatius Award for Faith In Action To the student who exemplified the imperative to "Seek God in All Things," and demonstrated love for God by serving his or her neighbor and inspiring others within the co-curricular environment to do the same.

St. Alphonsus Rodriguez Award To the student employee who went far beyond his or her paid responsibilities by fostering an atmosphere of hospitality, care, and concern, and who modeled student leadership by developing relationships, empowering others, and creating community at the University.

Congressman John Joseph Moakley Award To the student who, in international service and volunteer work, most clearly demonstrated a passion for faith and a desire to see that faith enflesh itself in justice in the world. 

Alfred Feliciano and Valerie Lewis Award To the student who made extraordinary contributions to further the ideals of the AHANA (African-American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American) acronym, and who provided leadership to help the Boston College community actualize the AHANA concept.  

Welles Remy Crowther Award To the student who demonstrated selfless sacrifice and determination in serving the needs of others. 

Robert A. Sherwood Award To the student who demonstrated a commitment and contribution to community and civic engagement through excellence in his or her leadership and service to the Boston College community and beyond. 

 

Student Organization Awards

The Student Organization of the Year Award To the Student Organization who exemplified their stated mission and enriched student life through their programmatic efforts. 

"Ever to Excel" Award To the student group who made an outstanding contribution to Boston College in areas such as education, social justice, service, safety, etc.

Faculty/Staff Awards

Reverend John R. Trzaska, S.J. Award To the faculty member who expanded the horizons, skills, and value systems of Boston College students by providing support and guidance outside of the classroom.

Mary Kaye Waldron Award To the faculty member, administrator, or employee who demonstrated a continual commitment to the ideals of Boston College with a self-evident belief in the need to enhance student life in a positive manner.  The Mary Kaye Waldron Award was established in 1996 in honor of Mary Kaye Waldron, a BC student who died of cancer in 1995.