Northwood University Hosts Student Leadership Awards

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Campus clubs and organizations gather together to recognize each other for individual and organizational involvement at Northwood and in the community.

MIDLAND, MI – Each spring the campus clubs and organizations of Northwood University gather together in the Griswold Lecture Hall to recognize each other for individual and organizational involvement at Northwood and in the community. The award ceremony is hosted by the Student Life department and Student Government Association (SGA).

The following awards were presented in a recent ceremony:

Student Organization Awards
Outstanding Student Organization On-Campus Program
Student Honors Association

Outstanding Student Organization Community Service Program
Alpha Sigma Phi vs. Phi Delta Theta Hockey Game

Best Student Organization of the Year
Student Alumni Network

Advisor of the Year
Robin Yancer and Dr. Nasim Hosein

Faculty/Staff Awards
NU Outstanding Performance Award
Weikang “Ken” Wang

Individual Student Awards
Most Promising Freshman Leader
Emily Bagwell and Harry Flotemersch

Most Promising Sophomore Leader
Ryan Caldwell and Angie Janssen

Most Promising Junior Leader
Ben Marsh and Chelsea Shartle

Outstanding Senior Leader
Amanda Burden and Jessica Warner

Volunteer of the Year
Tiffany Biro and Michael Rubenstein

EXCEL Awards
Eric Bischer
Charles Corcoran
Sarita McKinnie
Chelsea Todd

Pack Pride Leader of the Year
Racquel Fakhouri and Natalie Lampman

Athlete Impact
Stacey Klonowski and Madison Pines

Wynn P. McDonald Transfer Student of the Year
Brandon Allan

Greek Awards
New Member of the Year Award
Sarah Anderson and Tanner Sova

Outstanding Greek President Award
Alex Fredwall and Laura Thomaswick

Greek Man of the Year
Aaron Cisco

Greek Women of the Year
Kate Baker

Most Dedicated Fraternity or Sorority Sweetheart
Chelsea Anderson and Curtiss Norman

Margret E. Varner Greek Award
Alpha Gamma Delta and Kappa Sigma

Office of Housing & Residence Life Awards
Residence Life Outstanding Community Development
Robert Dumm and Amanda Lang

Residence Life Outstanding Programmer of the Year
Angie Janssen and Kyle Loney

Residence Life Staff Recognition
Jennette Cobb

Office of Housing and Residence Life Leadership Award
Jennette Cobb and Krysta Timko

SGA Awards
SGA Department Award
Amanda Swafford

SGA Community Award
Rebecca Rekeweg with C2 and the United Way


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including online. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China (Changchun and Wuxi), Malaysia and Sri Lanka.