Texas Tech Student Organizations, Advisors Honored with Awards

Texas Tech University’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

Overall Most Improved Organization of the Year is RaiderThon.

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

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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CONTACT: Elizabeth Massengale, Greek Life and Student Organizations, Center for Campus Life, (806) 742-5433 or elizabeth.massengale@ttu.edu.