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Student Organization Recognition Awards Announced

The awards recognize advisors and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the university.

Written by Leslie Cranford

This year’s Overall Student Organization of the Year is Tech Habitat for Humanity.

Texas Tech’s annual Student Organization Recognition Awards were announced at the traditional Arbor Day ceremonies.

The Student Organization Recognition Awards recognizes advisors and organizations that have made outstanding contributions to the Texas Tech and greater Lubbock community.

Overall Student Organization of the Year is Tech Habitat for Humanity.

Organization of the Year:

  • Academic: Association of Information Technology Professionals
  • Departmental: National Society of Black Engineers
  • Fraternity/Sorority: Kappa Delta Chi
  • Graduate: Association of Biologists
  • Honorary: Gamma Beta Phi
  • Multicultural: Hispanic Scholarship Fund
  • Religious: Catholic Student Association
  • Residential: Residence Halls Association
  • Service: Alpha Phi Omega
  • Special Interest: Knight Raiders
  • Spirit: High Riders
  • Sports Club: Tech Judo Club

Outstanding Organization Advisors are:

  • Academic:  Mead Bond Wetherbe, Association for Information Technology Professionals
  • Departmental:  Stephen Bayne, National Society of Black Engineers
  • Fraternity/ Sorority: Jason Biggs, Interfraternity Council
  • Honorary:  Jerry Hudson, Mass Communications Dean’s Student Council
  • Multicultural:  Janie Ramirez, Hispanic Student Society
  • Residential:  Craig Kuehnert, Residence Halls Association
  • Service: Jon Mark Bernal, Alpha Phi Omega
  • Sports Club:  Mario Pitalua, Tech Judo Club

Overall Most Improved Organization of the Year is RaiderThon.

Most Improved Organizations are:

  • Departmental: Tech Collegiate FFA
  • Multicultural: Sri Lankan Students Association
  • Religious: Chi Rho

Criteria for the awards are available here.

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One Response to “Student Organization Recognition Awards Announced”

  1. Jennifer Says:

    As a former Texas Tech student and a current Habitat for Humanity staff member I am proud to see efforts like these in the University’s organizations towards helping Habitat for Humanity’s mission of seeking to put God’s love into action to bring people together to build affordable homes, communities and hope! Thank you!

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