Outstanding Student Achievement Awards

Each year, in partnership with the Idaho State University colleges and divisions, the Office of Alumni Relations hosts a ceremony to recognizes deserving, graduating seniors as Outstanding Student Achievement Award recipients. The next awards reception and ceremony will take place on April 10th, 2015 at 6-9 pm, in the Marshall Rotunda and the Bistline Theater in the Stephens Performing Arts Center in Pocatello, Idaho.


Nominate

Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are invited to nominate senior students who meet the selection criteria. Nomination packets are due to the dean of the college no later than Friday, January 15th, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Nominate a student today that meets the criteria listed below.
Download Outstanding Student Awards Nomination Form

Qualifications:

For undergraduate nominees:
Selection of graduating seniors is based on three areas: academic achievements/honors; career-related experience, and extra-curricular activities. An Outstanding Student Achievement Award nominee should be a well-rounded and successful member of our campus and community. Areas of selection can include leadership activities and strength of class load as it pertains to each student's major.

For graduate nominees:
Selection of graduating graduate students is based on three areas: academic achievements/honors; career-related experience, and extra-curricular activities. An Outstanding Student Achievement Award nominee from the graduate school should be a well-rounded and successful member of our campus and community. As all graduate degrees differ in the completion requirements, each candidate will likely come with different degrees will discuss and weigh the importance of research, published materials and/or the amount of time spent teaching.

Criteria and materials reviewed by selection committees for all awards include:

  • Completed nomination form.
  • GPA: high academic achievement.
  • 1-3 Letters of Recommendation (academic, professional & personal).
  • Academic achievements and honors.
  • ISU course work (transcripts will be requested/reviewed).
  • Career-related experience.
  • Extra-curricular activities.
  • Leadership experience.

Awards Areas

Students are honored with the Outstanding Student Awards from the following colleges and divisions:

College of Arts & Letters - 2 honorees

  • Fine Arts & Humanities
  • Social & Behavioral Sciences

College of Science & Engineering - 2 honorees

  • Natural & Physical Sciences
  • Engineering

Division of Health Sciences - 3 honorees

  • Health Sciences
  • School of Nursing
  • College of Pharmacy

College of Business - 1 honoree

College of Education - 1 honoree

College of Technology - 1 honoree

School of Graduate Studies - 2 honorees

  • Master's Honoree
  • Doctoral Honoree

Most Recent Recipients (2015)

Daniel Shelden
College of Arts and Letters - Fine Arts & Humanities

Ashley Lynn Miller
College of Arts and Letters - Social & Behavioral Sciences

Douglas Rothmer Walker
College of Science and Engineering - Natural & Physical Sciences

Kyle R. Gagnon
College of Science and Engineering


Rick T. Richardson
Graduate School - Master's

E. Scott Lee
Graduate School - Doctoral

Kayla Miller
College of Education

Jameson Tyler Bastow
College of Business


Jakob P. Meng
College of Technology

Lindsey Marie Hunt
College of Pharmacy

Jennifer Kristen Brooks
Division of Health Sciences

Madeline Woodhouse
School of Nursing


2015 OSA Award Recipients Group Photo


Pictured from left to right front row: Kayla Miller (College of Education), Jakob Meng (College of Technology), Douglas Walker (College of Science and Engineering-Natural & Physical Sciences), Ashley Miller (College of Arts and Letters-Social & Behavioral Sciences), Lindsey Hunt (College of Pharmacy), Jennifer Brooks (Division of Health Sciences).
Back row left to right: Madeline Woodhouse (School of Nursing), Kyle Gagnon (College of Science and Engineering-Engineering), Rick Richardson (Graduate School: Masters Recipient), Daniel Shelden (College of Arts and Letters-Fine Arts & Humanities), E. Scott Lee (Graduate School: Doctoral Recipient), Jameson Bastow (College of Business).


Archive of Recipients

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