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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 23rd – Women’s Volleyball vs. SEMO10 points
Thursday, October 27th – Women’s Soccer vs. Murray State10 points
Saturday, November 5th – Football vs. Tennessee State10 points
Date TBA – Men’s Basketball10 points
Date TBA – Women’s Basketball 10 points
Date TBA – Softball 10 points
Date TBA – Sand Volleyball10 points
Date TBA – Baseball10 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 7th – A Shot of Reality20 points
Tuesday, October 4th – Resume Workshop20 points
Date TBD – GovTHON20 points
Date TBD – Polar Plunge20 points
Saturday, March 25th – Student Life Leadership Conference20 points
TOTAL POSSIBLE POINTS:200

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