UH Hilo student leadership award nominations underway

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Date: Monday, March 28, 2016
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

Nominations are currently being accepted for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Ka Lama Ku Student Leadership Recognition Awards for the 2015-2016 school year.

Both the University and community-at-large are eligible to nominate students with six or more credits and Fall 2015 graduate students with a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA to be recognized for their formal and informal leadership roles. Students individually, in a group, team or organization who have demonstrated strong evidence of future leadership potential can be nominated for the following:

• Alaka`i Award: Leadership
• `Ike Papalua Award: Gift of vision
• Kuleana Award: Accountable and responsible
• Laulima Award: No task is too big when done by all
• Malama Award: Taking care of others

Additional criteria and nomination forms are available at the Ka Lama Ku website: http://hilo.hawaii.edu/campuscenter/leadership/recognition_awards.php.

Only printed nominations and essays will be accepted, and must be submitted no later than 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5 to Campus Center Room 309. Winners will be announced at the Student Recognition Ceremony on Tuesday, May 3.

For more information, contact the Student Leadership Development Program at kalamaku@hawaii.edu or Leomi L. Bergknut at 932-7377.

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