Awards Criteria

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Please review separate criteria for Alumni Associaton and Athletic Department awards (listed below)
 

Alumni Association Awards' Criteria

Alumni Association Awards recognize distinguished alumni and friends of Sul Ross State University. Individuals are awarded for distinguishing themselves through their professional and personal achievements, societal contributions, and their support of Sul Ross.

General Eligibility

  1. Candidates for public office are not eligible to be nominated.
  2. Individuals employed by Sul Ross State University are not eligible during their term of employment.*
  3. Members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors are not eligible during their term of service.

     * Part-time adjunct faculty may be considered

 

Distinguished Alumnus Award:

  • a graduate of Sul Ross State University
  • distinguished and prominent in his or her career, profession, or life's work
  • a person of such integrity, stature, and ability that the University community will take pride in his or her recognition

Distinguished Young Alumnus Award:

  • a graduate of Sul Ross State University under 40 years old 
  • distinguished in his or her career, profession, or life's work
  • a person of such integrity and ability that the University community will take pride in his or her recognition.

Sammy Baugh Alumnus Award for Outstanding Service:

  • an alumnus of Sul Ross State University (alumni who attended but did not graduate from Sul Ross may be considered)
  • a generous supporter of the University, contributing time, skills/influence, and funds
  • a person whose actions inspire alumni and others to support Sul Ross

Sammy Baugh Friend Award for Outstanding Service:

  • a generous supporter of the University, contributing time, skills/influence, and funds
  • a person whose actions inspire others to support Sul Ross
     

Awards Process

  1. The Awards Committee is comprised by members of the Alumni Association Board of Directors. 
  2. Any individual may submit nominations for Alumni Association Awards.  Nominees are selected based on majority vote of the Awards Committee.
  3. No more than (a total of) six awards will be conferred in a single year.  
  4. Nominations of individuals not selected will be retained and reviewed for three consecutive years.

 

Athletic Department Awards' Criteria

Athletic Department Awards recognize former Lobo athletic standouts, coaches, sports administrators and boosters for outstanding contributions to athletics, sportsmanship and character.  Thus far, well over 100 well-deserving alums and a select number of coaches, administrators  and boosters have been inducted into the Sul Ross Athletic Hall of Honor.
 

Athletic Hall of Honor Awards*:

  • Former Sul Ross State University intercollegiate athletes who have not been enrolled in the University for at least five (5) years.
  1. Inducton to the Hall of Fame is primarily based on athletic accomplishments and abilities.
  2. Additional criteria include demonstrated integrity, sportsmanship and character with a special emphasis on the athlete's contribution to Sul Ross and his or her team(s)
  • Individuals who have provided distinguished service to Sul Ross athletics ('Boosters')
  • Sul Ross Athletic Department personnel may also be eligible for nomination based upon outstanding contributions to SRSU Athletics.

* Candidates for public office and Awards Committee members (active) are not eligible to be nominated.
 

Awards Process

  1. The Awards Committee is comprised of members of the Sul Ross Athletic Department and department-appointed volunteers/supporters of Sul Ross Athletics
  2. Any individual may submit nominations for the Athletic Hall of Honor.  In order to be inducted, a nominee must receive the majority of Awards Committee votes.  
  3. Nominations of individuals not selected will be retained and reviewed for three consecutive years.

 

2014 Nominations must be received by Monday, June 30, 2014

Click here to go to nomination form

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