2023 marks the 100th year of the Day of Student Recognition. In honor of this milestone, the Office of Student Engagement, in partnership with offices and departments across campus, has expanded the number of awards recognized as well as expanded from two award categories to five.

The five award categories for the 100th Annual Day of Student Recognition are:




Teaching and Mentorship

Academics and Research

Below you will find a list of all the awards and recpeients that are being recognized as a part of this celebration.

Legacy Awards

Christy Foundation Scholarship

Isaac Thomas

Nicholas Fitzmaurice

Catherine Rogerson

Jack Cambria

Earlene Hart Memorial Scholarship

Hannah Beeman

Erma Lessel Collins Senior Award

Dorianne Keiser

Erma Lessel Collins Junior Award

Tara Applegate

Ethelyn C. Harrison Award

Grace Guerra

Lawrence Hiller Scholarship

Jamie Henriquez

Max Worthington Service Award

Ian Ray

Roland R. Renne Award

Elizabeth Berry

Roskie Memorial Award

Jackson Mundell

Una B. Herrick Award

Kate Colson

Val G. Glynn Award

Paytyn Wilson


Macie Hopkins

Kass Thompson

Kira Falaschi

Katie Fire Thunder

Keely Livingston

Lucy Hanacek

Garrett Wright

Torlief Aasheim Community Involvement Award

Leah Lynch

Andee Baker

Kathryn McKinstry

Mia Hughes

Mackenzie Winters

Seamus Hoolahan

Vanessa Zamora Moreno

Chunzi "Chris" Zhang Award for International Graduate Excellence in Research

Giorgio Morales 

Junki Yamakawa Award for Outstanding International Undergraduate Service & Leadership

Rebecca Cross

Service Awards

Advocats of the Year

Gianna Migliaccio
Lane Lerum
Jon Krivec

VOICE Empowerment Award

Catherine Rogerson

Award for Outstanding International Graduate Service & Leadership

Maria Fernandes Martins

Honors Excellence in Leadership and Service Award

Alexi Panos
Cassidy Crawford
Maeve Daley
Calvin Servheen

Fraternity Member of the Year

Lane Lerum

Sorority Member of the Year

Victoria White

Fraternity New Member of the Year

TJ Dubler

Sorority New Member of the Year

Alexis Okas

Outstanding Freshman Service Award

Breck Blanford

Outstanding Sophomore Service Award

Rachel McBride

Outstanding Junior Service Award

Keely Livingston

Spirit Activism Award

Barla Beaudoin

Spirit Outstanding Student Award

Flor Vega

Graduate Excellence Awards: Land Grant Excellence

Micah Chang
Sasha Loewen
Josey Urgin
Zachary Maguire
Caleb Igo
Peters Sunden
Gifty Osei

The Gold Standard MSU Student Employment Award

Gabriella Hecker
Madison Maus
Samantha Wigen
Angela Cateora
Reid Johnson
Kass Thompson
Vanessa Zamora Moreno
Mary Sanchez
George Horowitz

University Student Housing Pinnacle Award

Treyton Grossman

University Student Housing Calmer of Storms Award

Mark Bedsaul

University Student Housing Advocate Award

Izzi Petry

Leadership Awards

Student Organization of the Year

First Generation Students Assocation

Global Ambassador Award

Robert Ivankovich

Office of Disability Services Outstanding Student Worker 

Kathryn Ragsdale

Orientation Leaders of the Year

Melissa Ramirez
Sarah Jarman
Ryan Lawson

Blue & Gold Leadership Awards

Emma Kerkering
Emily Cappis
Rachel Pickel
Norah Mish

University Student Housing Outstanding Leadership Award

Mesa McKee

University Student Housing Emerging Leadership Award

Peter DelGiorno

University Student Housing Outstanding Peer Leadership Award

Walter Scheldorf

The Montana Future Leaders Award

Shannon Whitcraft
Brian Dunham
Lukas Kosel
Moriah Schutt
Dylan Delay
Tyerra Roan
Melody Wendt
Madison Bierer
Liam Mayo
Annemarie Kozloski

Leadership Institute Student Employee Leadership Scholarship

Taylor Carey
Madeline Conrad

Bobcat Family Fellows Scholarship

Anja Lincke
Melissa Ramirez
Taylee RidesAtTheDoor
Will DeDominic

Club Leader of the Year 

Miller Rijfkogel

Newman Civic Fellowship

Melissa Ramirez

Outstanding Freshman Leadership Award

Brandon Cabaniss

Outstanding Sophomore Leadership Award

Amanda Haab

Outstanding Junior Leadership Award

Karina Holcomb

The President's Award for Gender Equity

Olivia Jakabosky
Madelyn Cortes
Katrina Lyon

The President Cruzado Thinking Gender Award

Taryn Van Steeland
Kelsey Martin
Nyah Boyd

The Women's Center Student of Achievement Awards

Ian Ray
Cassie Baker
Nakola Bad Bear
Olivia Jakabosky
Kelsey Martin
Kari Perry
Erika Hernandez-Garcia
Kate Burney
Madelyn Cortes
Catherine Rogerson
Cassidy Crawford
Chloe Zuraff
Andee Baker

Fraternity of the Year

Sigma Phi Epsilon

Sorority of the Year

Chi Omega

Teaching and Mentorship Awards

Graduate Excellence Awards: Teaching Excellence

Cole Buller
Elizabeth Green
Katlin Tonkin

University Student Housing Connector Award

Liberty Hurley

University Student Housing Outstanding Health Advocacy Award

Eric Hardwick

University Student Housing Extra Mile Award

Marina Correa
Savanah Olson

Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success: Teaching and Mentorship Award

Jeffrey Schulte
Siri Christopherson
Halle Snell
Sage Foss


Academics and Research Awards

Academic Excellence Award (Athletics)

Evelyn Adams
Cammy Heck           
Nakola Bad Bear
Riley Segar
Mirte Van Baelen

Award for International Undergraduate Academic Excellence

Treasure Imokhai

Graduate Excellence Awards: Scholarship Excellence

Anna Schenfisch
Laura Meza
Mackenzie Westphal