Outstanding Community/Campus Leader Award Psychology

Candidates for this award must be seniors who have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.00, and a minimum grade point average in their psychology coursework of 3.25, while having completed, by graduation, a minimum of 45 credits taken at GMU.  The successful candidate should demonstrate active involvement and leadership in departmental, university, and/or community activities.  These activities may include, but are not limited to, participation in honor societies, student organizations, campus projects, or community agencies.  Both breadth and depth of involvement may be considered when choosing a winner. 

Nominations for this award should be submitted to the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies (Jim Sanford) by full-time or adjunct faculty with knowledge of the candidate’s extracurricular activities.  Nominations should include a statement of qualifications written by the faculty member, an unofficial transcript, and a resume of the nominee.  In addition, letters of recommendation from those who have worked with the candidate in relevant activities may be included in the nomination packet.


2021 Awardees

Egette Indelele

Egette Indelele

Cole Price

Cole Price

Honorable Mention

2020 Awardees

Sara Gibson

2019 Awardees

Hannah Licea

Richard Strauss

2018 Awardees

Reese Samala

2017 Awardees

Alana Kot

Madeline Williams

2016 Awardees

LaDesha Batten

Daniel Lavelle

2015 Awardees

Shiva Hassanzadeh-Behbahani

2014 Awardees

Dustin Seidler

Ashley Sgandurra

2013 Awardees

Ali Martelli

Diana Morales

2011 Awardees

Teal M. Dye

Ruth Virginia Jackson

2010 Awardees

Deena Smith

2009 Awardees

Ivana L. Man

2008 Awardees

Bianchinetta Valverde

2005 Awardees

Cynthia Whitten