Student Affairs would like to congratulate the recipients of the first annual Student Affairs Leadership Awards.

The Leadership Awards were created by Student Affairs as a way of thanking, appreciating and acknowledging some of our students, student clubs and organizations and faculty and staff for their outstanding contributions to the MECA&D community over the course of the 2012-2013 academic year. Nominations for all the awards were collected from the MECA&D community.

Please join us in congratulating the 2012-2013 recipients:

* Outstanding Student Group or Organization: MECA&D C.A.R.E. (Celebrating all Realms of Ethnicity)

*Outstanding Event or Program of the Year: Rob Doane for The Peninsula School

*Outstanding Faculty or Staff Involvement: Jeff Waites for his commitment to the Free Radicals Futbol Club

*Outstanding Contribution to Diversity: MECA&D H.O.P.E. (Helping Our People to Equality)

*Outstanding Student Employee: Andi Croak

*Outstanding Student Leader: Chloe Beaven

* Outstanding Contribution to Community Service: Carlin Soos

* Outstanding Contribution to MECA&D Life: Kyle DiMare & Jerrica Demers

We also want to send a shout out to everyone for doing your part in helping us all have a wonderfully successful year at Maine College of Art & Design!