By Shelby Townsend
LIU Post will host the annual Student Leadership Awards on Monday, April 25 at 7p.m. in the Tilles Atrium.
According to the Post website, the students selected have “distinguished themselves through their leadership roles, honorable academic standing and contributions to the quality of student life at LIU Post.”
Students are either nominated by another person or apply themselves for one of four different awards. Sophomores and juniors are eligible for the Green Key Society award, which goes to the student who has excelled in both academics and extracurricular activities. The winner will also become of a member of the society that was founded in 1958, according to the Post website.
The Promising Pioneer Award is “presented to a freshman and sophomore who has demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities through his/her involvement on campus.” The third award is the Pioneer Ambassador Award is presented to a student of any year who has represented LIU Post off-campus in activities like community service, study abroad trips, internships or sports. The last award, the Dean of Students Award for Leadership and Scholarship is presented to a senior who has shown leadership and scholarship throughout his/her years at Post.
Antonette Daure, a junior forensic science major, was nominated for the first time this year by Arianna Livreri, who is the campus life coordinate in charge of community service trips on and off campus.
“I did quite a number of community service trips so that’s why I was nominated,” Daure said.
Each award has criteria that include a minimum GPA, and an application deadline that can be found at liu.edu under the student activities page. Due to the limit of space, the award ceremony is only open to those who RSVP. Students should contact LIU Post campus life for more information.