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COSSPP Students Win Leadership Awards

Florida State University students, employees and organizations were recognized during the university’s annual Leadership Awards Night, April 14. The winners were announced virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards, sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, honor the diverse collection of individuals and groups across campus who engage in leadership learning.

Congratulations to the following students of the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy who were honored:

Zachary Kean (Political Science): President’s Award, given to an outstanding freshman for service to the university and who shows potential for future leadership success

Chase Boyer (Asian Studies): Academic Leadership Award, given to one student undergraduate and/or graduate student from each FSU college

Alexander Alvarado (International Affairs): Global Citizen Award, given to students who have been actively engaged in intercultural initiatives and exemplified leadership in promoting a global community

Marquita Rusley (Environment & Society): Outstanding Student Leader of the Year, recognizes those students who have exceeded expectations in their student activities involvement at FSU

Angel Purganan (Political Science), Katie Svedman (Interdisciplinary Social Science): Student Seminole Award, given to students who have made special contributions to the university in the areas of leadership and service

Paul Lim (Urban & Regional Planning master’s student): Sports Club Program Award (Eddie Cubbon Award), given to an individual who has displayed exceptional dedication, spirit and leadership

Thomas Driscoll (Political Science): William B. Clutter Union Board Members of the Year, presented to a strong student leader who has consistently shown exceptional initiative, dedication and service to the Oglesby Union Board and FSU community throughout their term