Awards and Achievements

Leanna Willer ties school volleyball record

2014 ILA Champions

End of Year Winners 2014

Kristen Onions won the President's Outstanding Leader Award

A group of WULI Students at the SOAR Awards

Tionna and Marissa at the SOAR Awards

WULI Students with their SOAR Awards

Awards and Achievements

The following are awards and achievements of Leadership Institute students:

11/10/2014

Congratulations to Leanna Willer on tying a school record for 28 kills in a four-set match! Read more about her accomplishment

11/2/2014

Congratulations to Becca Maasen, Mary Ralston, Madison Wiegers, and Jack Van Dam as they took 1st place at the International Leadership Association's Case Study Competition in the Undergraduate Division. Read more about this accomplishment 

4/22/2014

Congratulations to the WULI students named to the 2014-2015 Student Leadership Fellows and Student Leadership Council!

4/15/2014

The following students were recognized at Student Organization Achievement Recognition (SOAR) Awards:

  • Katherine Billick, Elizabeth Burgett, Briana Heinen, Elijah Kennedy, Rebecca Poe, Tia Stovall, and Sierra Valdivia received the Student Worker Outstanding Service Award
  • Bri Heinien, Abby Habiger, Carly Willis, and Daniel Ming were nominated for the Student Employee of the Year Award
  • Marissa Dake, Katelyn Rollins, and Sarah Edelman were nominated for the Emerging Leader for Freshmen Award
  • Brendan Funk won the Emerging Leader for Freshmen Award
  • Hannah Howe, Mary Ralston, and Rashaell Fischer were nominated for the Random Acts of Kindness Award
  • Elizabeth Burgett and Sarah Edelman were nominated for the True Blue Bod Award
  • The Homecoming Parade was nominated for the Outstanding Program of the Year - Campus Enhancement Award
  • The Washburn Leadership Institute Spring Orientation was nominated for the Outstanding Program of the Year - Diversity
  • The Student Leadership Council was nominated for Student Organization of the Year Award
  • Chante Mitchell was nominated for the Commitment to Diversity Award
  • Katie Porter received the Alpha Lambda Delta Book Award
  • Amanda Kennedy and Rachel Klaus were nominated for the President's Outstanding Leader Award
  • Kristen Onions won the President's Outstanding Leader Award
  • Eric Benedict won the Student Life Student Leader Award

April

  • Kristen Onions and Jenna Lee were induced into the Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society
  • Adam Vlach was induced into the International English Honor Society
  • Robert Miller was a Phi Sigma Lota Foreign Language Honor Society Nominee

4/13/2014

The following students were initiated to Washburn University's Mortar Board Chapter for the 2014-2015 year: 

Mary Ralston (Vice President), Jordan Schmitz (Membership Chair), Marrissa Bradley (Historian), Ashley Altenhofen, Elizabeth Burgett, Elijah Kennedy, Katlynn Krug, Braden McGinnis, Sierra Valdivia, Carly Willis.

4/6/2014

The following students were inducted into the Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society: 

Alexis Barton, Kaitlyn Christie, Sarah Edelman, Talin Golightley, Samantha Moody, Rachel Orr, Katelyn Rollins, Leanna Willer

3/18/2014

Rachel Beiker, Melissa Tanner, Tionna Trarbach, and Sarah Walker went to South Padre, TX for an alternative Spring Break.  The students worked with Sea Turtles, Inc to clear beaches of debris left spring breakers from Texas universities and prepared nesting areas for sea turtles.

February-March 2014

Shelbie Konkel was an octafinalist after the first swing in the National Warm-Up swing and competed in the National Parliamentary Debate Association Championship.

Ryan Kelly finished seventh individually in the National Warm-Up Swing and finished as the 21st team in the nation at the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence

Kevin Krouse was an octafinalist after the first swing in the National Warm-Up swing

2/17/2014

Ryan Kelly finished as a triple octafinalist at the Mile High swing tournament for WU Debate

1/20/2014

Blaire Landon placed fourth at the Mid-Missouri Mock Trial Competition and received an Outstanding Attorney award

Jack Van Dam placed fourth at the Mid-Missouri Mock Trial Competition

1/17/2014

Sarah Walker presented summer research at the Twelfth Annual K-INBRE (Kansas Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence) Symposium.

 

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