Marion and Henry J. Knott Achievement Award

The Marion and Henry J. Knott Achievement Award is presented to one graduating student (undergraduate or graduate) who has demonstrated the ability to achieve academically, to reach out to the needs of others at the university, and to persevere toward a goal while also managing major primary responsibilities outside college life.

Orsia F. Young Leadership Award

The Orsia F. Young Leadership Award is given to graduating students who have performed in an outstanding manner as leaders in the University community, initiated action, motivated others to do so, and been agents for positive change in the University. This award may be conferred on as many as six students at May and December graduation.