Leadership Development

Past Winners

2022 Awards Winners


 Student Organization Awards
Presented by the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement

  • Outstanding Student Organization Advisor:  Gary Manka
  • Student Organization Program of the Year: “Spike for a Good Cause” by Orthopedics & Athletic Medicine Club at USF
  • Outstanding Student Organization Leader:   Kyden Payne
  • Outstanding Student Organization Collaboration: HEXA Consulting Junior Enterprise
  • Outstanding New Student Organization:  Orthopedics & Athletic Medicine Club at USF
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Organization: GradSWE Society of Women Engineers
  • Outstanding Student Organization: Student Alumni Association 

Student Leader Awards
Presented by the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement

  • Pillar of the Community - Shannon Rego
  • Leadership Legacy - Kiara Brooks
  • Marshall Student Center Hall of Fame - Alexis Roberson

Civic Engagement Awards
Presented by the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement

  • Learn. Serve. Lead –  Jessica Alperovich
  • The Good Neighbor Community Partner Award -  University Area Community Development Corporation 
  • Volunteer Standout Performance of the Year - Alex George Smith 


2021 Award Winners 

Student Organization Awards
Presented by the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement

  • Outstanding Student Organization Advisor:  Lynette Menezes, PhD|Tampa Bay Street Medicine 
  • Student Organization Program of the Year: 

    PiKture Perfect |The Quality Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated

  • Outstanding Student Organization Leader:  Sharonda Lovett 
  • Outstanding Student Organization Collaboration: HEXA Consulting Junior Enterprise  
  • Bridge Builder: 
  • Outstanding New Student Organization: Public Health Interest Group 
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Organization: Healthcare Management Student Association
  • Outstanding Student Organization: The Quality Zeta Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated 

Student Leader Awards
Presented by the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement

  • Pillar of the Community -  Pankti Mehta 
  • Leadership Legacy - Abby Blocker 
  • Marshall Student Center Hall of Fame - Mistelle Haughton 

Student Employee Recognition
Presented by the Office of Internships and Career Readiness

  • Student Employee of the Year: Niamh Caroline Larkin 
  • Outstanding Intern of the Year: Merlina Glass 

Student Government Leadership Awards
Presented by Student Government Advising and Training Office

  • Student Government Emerging Leader: Nithin Palyam 
  • Student Government Outstanding Senior Award: Jessica Senatus 

Sport Club Awards
Presented by the Recreation & Wellness

  • Sport Clubs Commitment to Excellence Award -

Brendan Fritz 
Kaleigh Hoffman 
Sean Jenal 
Nicole Mercado
Fadi “Chad” Berryane

Marshall Student Center Employee Award
Presented by the Marshall Student Center

  • Outstanding Student Employee: Glenn Johnson

Civic Engagement Awards
Presented by the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement

  • Learn. Serve. Lead –  Jessica Alperovich
  • Volunteer Organization of the Year -  American Red Cross Club at USF
  • Community Partner Ultimate Bull Award -  Feeding Tampa Bay 

2020 Award Winners

Student Employee Recognition
Presented by the Office of Internships and Career Readiness

  • Student Employee of the Year: Amitra Unnikumaran, Classroom Assistant – Office of Students with Disabilities Services
  • Outstanding Intern of the Year: Merritt Smith, Internship with Hillsborough County Public Schools


Alumni Association Awards
Presented by the USF Alumni Association

  • 2020 Spring Outstanding Graduate: Keller Blackwell, College of Arts in Sciences candidate majoring in mathematics


Tradition Keepers 

  • Haley Bauer
  • Ami Chandarana
  • Amoy Ellis
  • Sabrina Soltau


Marshall Student Center Employee Award
Presented by the Marshall Student Center

  • Outstanding Student Employee: Amanda Lopez, Student Marketing Assistant


Student Government Leadership Awards
Presented by Student Government Advising, Training and Operations

  • Outstanding Emerging Leader: Shannon Harner, Ranking Justice of the Supreme Court

Outstanding Senior Leader: Britney Deas, Student Body President

Civic Engagement Awards

Presented by the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement

  • Learn. Serve. Lead – Outstanding Service to the CLCE: Aixa Cruz Rodriguez, Vice Chair for Immersive Experience – Civic Engagement Board and Paige Walsh, Chairperson – Leadership Board
  • Volunteer Community Program of the Year: Volunteer Program with Pizzo Elementary School, Greco Elementary School and Liberty Middle School, Bright Young Minds Alliance
  • Volunteer Student Organization of the Year: Hope for the Homeless
  • The Good Neighbor Community Partner: Mort Elementary School
  • Community Partner Ultimate Bull Award: The Skills Center


Fraternity & Sorority Life Awards
Presented by the Center for Student Involvement

  • Outstanding Fraternity & Sorority Member: Suyog Thengale, Vice President – Order of Omega and Assistant Program Educator – Delta Epsilon Psi Fraternity, Inc.
  • Fraternity & Sorority Chapter of the Year: Sigma Delta Tau Sorority


Mulitcultural Community Awards
Presented by the Office of Multicultural Affairs

  • Best Cross-Cultural Collaboration Award: Noche en Paris, Latin American Student Association, USF French Club, Boricua Student Association, First Generation Latinx, Latin Dance Club


Sport Club Awards
Presented by the Recreation & Wellness

  • Community Engagement Award: Women’s Club Soccer
  • Men’s Sport Club Athlete of the Year: Vonterio Duncan, Men’s Club Ultimate Frisbee
  • Women’s Sport Club Athlete of the Year: Faith Gosselin, Women’s Club Soccer
  • Outstanding Sport Club of the Year: Men’s Rugby Club


Student Organization Awards
Presented by the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement

  • Outstanding Student Organization Advisor:  Dr. Pei-Sung Lin, Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • Student Organization Program of the Year: Southeast Regional Conference, Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers 
  • Outstanding Student Organization Leader: Anxhelo Mara, University Emergency Medicine Student Association (UEMSA)
  • Outstanding Student Organization Collaboration: Noche Latina and Salsaween, Latin American Student Association, Boricua Student Association, French Club, First Generation Latinx
  • Bridge Builder: American Cultured Desi 
  • Outstanding New Student Organization:  American Cultured Desi 
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Organization: Institute of Transportation Engineers 
  • Outstanding Student Organization: Triumph Over Trafficking


Student Leader Awards
Presented by the Center for Leadership & Civic Engagement

  • Marshall Student Center Hall of Fame: Nandini Agarwal 
  • Leadership Legacy: Jesus Parada Perla, President – Latin American Student Association
  • Pillar of the Community: Timothy Ernest, President – Relay for Life at USF

2018 Award Winners

Career Services Awards

  • Student Employee of the Year: Christian Lee
  • Supervisor of the Year: Stephanie Jamanca


Alumni Association Awards

  • Spring 2018 Outstanding Graduate: Dakota Becker-Greene


Marshall Student Center Employee Award

  • Marshall Student Center Outstanding Student Employee: Nevada Norris


Student Government Leadership Awards

  • Student Government Outstanding Emerging Leader: Murzia Siddiqui
  • Student Government Senior/Graduate Leader: Jackson Cardarelli


Leadership & Civic Engagement Awards

  • Volunteer Standout Performance of the Year: Lemuel Scott
  • Volunteer Organization of the Year: Dr. A.N.V. Rao Gurukulam Program
  • Learn. Serve. Lead.: Hyeyoung Yoon


Community Partner Awards

  • Community Partner of the Year: Metropolitan Ministries: Metro Immersion Program
  • The Good Neighbor Community Partner Award: Trinity Cafe
  • Community Partner Ultimate Bull Award: Lena Young-Green


Fraternity & Sorority Life Awards

  • Outstanding Sorority Member: Laurie Perez
  • Chapter of the Year: Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Incorporated


Multicultural Community Award

  • Multicultural Community Student Leader of the Year: Max Morinelli

Sport Club Awards

  • Sport Club Community Engagement Award: Kendo Club
  • Sport Club Athlete of the Year: Ashley Williams
  • Sport Club Athlete of the Year: Sahith Mandala
  • Outstanding Sport Club of the Year: Fencing Club


Student Organization Awards

  • Outstanding Organization Advisor: LaToya Wider
  • Student Organization Program of the Year: Mr. and Ms. Africa Pageants, planned by the African Students Association
  • Outstanding Student Organization Leader: David Williams
  • Outstanding Organization Collaboration: Latin American Student Association
    Bridge Builder: African Students Association
  • Outstanding New Student Organization: Contemporary Art Museum Club
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Organization: Institute of Transportation Engineers
  • Outstanding Student Organization: Club Creole


Global Awards

  • Global Initiative of the Year: Diversity Series Initiative, planned by the GloBull Ambassadors
  • Global Program of the Year: Diwali Dhamaka, planned by the Students of India Association


Leadership Awards

  • MSC Hall of Fame: Marilluly Peraza
  • Leadership Legacy: Geldine Ambroise
  • Pillar of the Community: Norah Mubarak


Dean of Students Award

  • Courageous Bull Award: Camila Ozores Silva


Tradition Keepers

  • Sierra Francis
  • Kellie Furey
  • Kelly Anne Altenbernd
  • Priyanka Rohera
  • Bailey Cunningham
  • Mahiul RezaAngela Cerbone
  • Varna Kesani
  • Martha Chavez
  • Norah Mubarak
  • Rachel Monet Moore
  • Jennifer Dampman

Global Citizens Award Recipients

  • Aleah Ataman
  • Ronika Bailey
  • Melissa Bianchi
  • Annie Blackard
  • Valencia Briseus
  • Sarah Byrd
  • Melanie Chacon
  • Martha Chavez
  • Haley Coolidge
  • Rachel Csontos
  • Cierra D'Almeida
  • Fabiana Echevarria
  • Conor Farrell
  • Anna Fennell
  • Gage Giunta
  • Gviana Goldberg
  • Kaitlin Harrington
  • Natasha Ifante
  • Shaddia Joseph
  • Gabrielle Kiliman
  • Mayah Knight
  • Kayla Li
  • Nicole Marques
  • Brianna McKown
  • Helen Mena
  • Zora Millerleile
  • Yordanos Molla
  • Mark Moussa
  • Aleksandar Popovic
  • Jamie Lee Puerto
  • Desiree Rabelo
  • Gabriela Rigaud
  • Amanda Rivera
  • Roachia Rodney
  • Priyanka Rohera
  • Nicole Schneider
  • Hannah Seamans
  • George Serrano Martinez
  • Sara Sturgess
  • Shiloh Taylor
  • Jessica Viqueira-Rodriguez
  • Kyrsteen Webster