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President Tania Tetlow Presents 2020 Magis Student Leadership Awards

By Loyola University on Thu, 05/14/2020 - 15:58

Loyola University New Orleans President Tetlow was full of compliments and good cheer Thursday as she announced the winners of the 2020 Magis Student Leadership Awards at a special online event hosted by the students of Omicron Delta Kappa honor society and shot live in the university’s J. Michael Early Studio.

The awards, which honor students who have made a meaningful impact at Loyola and serve as an inspiration to their peers, are typically presented in community during Loyola’s annual Magis Leadership Award Ceremony on campus. This year, due to COVID-19, Loyola celebrated these students and their awards virtually. The following awards were presented.

Watch the ceremony to hear a little more about each recipient and their contributions to Student Life and Ministry at Loyola.

OUTSTANDING SOPHOMORE STUDENT LEADER AWARD.  Carrie Elizabeth Smith. 

OUTSTANDING JUNIOR STUDENT LEADER AWARD. Zontre City.

OUTSTANDING STUDENT PROGRAM, EVENT, OR INITIATIVE AWARD.  Wolf Pack for Life.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION OFFICER OF THE YEAR AWARD. Brittney Giardina, chair of the Middle East Student Peace Conference.

STUDENT ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR AWARD.  Best Buddies.

STUDENT EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AWARD. Rileigh Levy.

FRATERNITY MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD. Jordan Lassiter, President, Alpha Phi Alpha, Inc.

SORORITY WOMAN OF THE YEAR AWARD. Camille Perry.

FRATERNITY OR SORORITY OF THE YEAR AWARD.  Delta Gamma Fraternity.

MARY ANN REISING FLYNN SCHOLARSHIP.  Emma Trunkle.

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER, S.J. AWARD FOR INTERNATIONAL AND GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE. Daniel Vijil.

The REV. MATTEO RICCI, S.J. DIVERSITY AWARD. Sophie Trist.

The REV. PEDRO ARRUPE, S.J. AWARD FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE. Alexander Christian Lucas. 

OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN SERVICE LEARNING AWARD. Shelby Pojawa.

DR. ALTON F. DOODY SPIRIT OF LEADERSHIP AWARD. Michaela Jones.

REV. JAMES CARTER, S.J. AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING LEADERSHIP. Abigail Perez.