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2016-2017 Wyatt Award

The Wyatt Award is named after Fessey Wyatt Hackney and the late John Wyatt and is sponsored by the National Alumni Association and the Office of Student Life and Engagement.

Established by the APSU National Alumni Association in honor of the enthusiastic contributions and dedicated volunteerism of Fessey Wyatt Hackney and the late John Wyatt, this perpetual award is presented annually to the APSU student organization who exemplifies the most school spirit throughout the academic year.

Managed by the Student Organization Council (SOC) and the Office of Student Life and Engagement (SLE) this award recognizes a student organization for overall efforts to contribute to the University community. The Award is presented at the annual Student Organization and Leader Awards ceremony in April, for programs occurring in the current academic year.

The winner of this prestigious award will be presented with the “Wyatt Award” (to be passed along each year to the winning organization) along with a cash award of $1,000 to your organization’s fund.

Award Events:

Attendance at APSU sporting events (10% of your members must attend to receive points):
Friday, September 23 – Women’s Volleyball vs. SEMO10 points
Thursday, October 27 – Women’s Soccer vs. Murray State10 points
Saturday, November 5 – Football vs. Tennessee State10 points
Thursday, February 16 – Men’s Basketball vs. Eastern Illinois10 points
Wednesday, February 22 – Women’s Basketball vs. UT Martin10 points
Wednesday, March 22 - Softball vs. Samford10 points
Sunday, April 9 - Baseball vs. Belmont10 points
Participation at University events (20% of your members must attend to receive points):
Wednesday, August 24th – Involvement Fair Table (organization must have a
staffed table during the full event)
20 points
Wednesday, September 7 – A Shot of Reality20 points
Tuesday, October 4 – Resume Workshop20 points
Wednesday, March 15 - Unity Speaker - Inky Johnson 7 pm20 points
Wednesday, April 12 - GPC Murder Mystery Dinner20 points
Saturday, March 25 – Student Life Leadership Conference30 points

Bonus: Five (5) bonus points for every First Friday event in which your organization sets-up an activity table (ending in April 2016). 

2016 - 2017 Wyatt Award Description