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2015-2016 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 2015-2016 academic year.

Sponsored 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 2015-2016 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):
Sunday, September 20th – Women’s Soccer vs. Alabama State10 points
Saturday, October 17th – Football vs. UT Martin10 points
Friday, November 6th – Women’s Volleyball vs. Southeast Missouri10 points
Date TBA – Men’s Basketball10 points
Date TBA – Women’s Basketball 10 points
Date TBA – Softball 10 points
Date TBA – Baseball10 points
Participation at University events (20% of your members must attend to receive points):
Saturday, September 26th – Family Weekend Carnival (organization       
must have a staffed table during the full event)
20 points
Friday, October 2nd – Dance Marathon (full event)20 points
Thursday, November 19th – Movie Night, hosted by GovsLEAD20 points
Thursday, February 4th – Polar Plunge20 points
Saturday, April 2nd – Student Life Leadership Conference20 points
TOTAL POINTS POSSIBLE:170 points


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

2015-2016 Wyatt Award Description