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Mr. and Madame Governor

2015 Mr. and Madame Governor Selection Criteria

The Student Government Association (SGA) will honor one graduating male and one graduating female (in accordance with the rules and regulations of the University and SGA) for his and her outstanding service and achievement as an undergraduate student at Austin Peay State University.


All students must meet the following criteria to be considered eligible for Mr. or Madame Governor:

  • Eligible candidates must be a graduating senior in the fall 2014, spring 2015, or the summer 2015 semester.
  • Eligible candidates must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Eligible candidates must be involved in extracurricular activities. Involvement is defined as being in at least one APSU social or service organization and one APSU academic or honors organization.  
  • Eligible candidates must have held at least one leadership or office position in a registered organization while a student at Austin Peay State University.


Please note

Applications will be available in the Office of Student Affairs or online at beginning on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 until Monday, March 2, 2015. All applications, typed responses, and a resume must be turned in to the Office of Student Affairs (UC 206) no later than 4:30 PM on Monday, March 2, 2015. 


A committee comprised of one faculty member, one staff member, and three senators approved by the SGA Senate will review all eligible Mr. and Madame Governor applications for selection of the successful 2015 male and female candidates.

Format: (xxx) xxx-xxxx
Format: (xxx) xxx-xxxx
Your resume minimally should highlight your extra-curricular involvement and any leadership position(s) held. (See the Selection Criteria)
Respond to the following (typed): 1. Please describe the experience that has most impacted you while a student at Austin Peay. Why? 2. What has been your most significant contribution to Austin Peay State University? Why? 3. What uniquely qualifies you to be chosen as Mr. or Madame Governor? 4. Describe how you will contribute to Austin Peay State University after graduation. Please upload your typed answers in a word document or a pdf.
I authorize Austin Peay State University (Office of Student Affairs) to provide the APSU Student Government Association with verification of my eligibility for this award, including major/college membership, enrollment status, credits earned, grade point average, and disciplinary standing.