September 2012 Winners
Augie serves as the philanthropy chair for Phi Kappa Tau fraternity and has consistently been a strong advocate for service. He played a significant role in planning our Phry Tau event last semester which raised over $1,000 for Serious Fun Camps and has already planned multiple fundraisers for this semester. More than anything, Augie's passion for service and desire to get others involved makes him an outstanding advocate for service and worthy of this award.
"I love bringing joy to others in the simplest way
possible." -Auggie Zanchetta
October 2012 Winners
Sarah Kruse has stepped into several leadership roles this year within the Alternative Breaks program. She serves as the public relations chair and has utilized creative ways to outreach to students. In addition to her leadership as an Alternative Breaks board member, Sarah selflessly stepped into a site leader role when the opportunity presented itself. Throughout the semester Sarah has really developed into a strong confident leader and has been an integral part of the success for the Alternative Breaks program.
As a freshman Dewoyne has been very involved from the first day he stepped foot on Central Michigan University’s campus. He is a volunteer with the GEAR UP program and has been known to always perform random acts of kindness around his residence hall. His active role as a member of the GEAR UP program has influenced some of his friends to also get involved with the program. With an upbeat attitude and his knack for making others smile he will look to continue to make an impact on the lives of students by applying to be a Multicultural Advisor.
November 2012 Winners
Jon is a phenomenal student involved in many aspects of campus life. He is also a dedicated volunteer. He was a strong leader among greek organizations for "Greeks Clean the Streets" Through his fraternity, he has led many of his Sigma Alpha Epsilon brothers to perform service projects. He also worked over the summer as an Oakland County Youth Assistance Intern where he worked with at risk youth and served as a positive role model. As an individual, Jon has worked with College 101, introducing youth to CMU and the thought of higher education. He has also served as a mentor for youth throughout his time at Central Michigan.
Dr. Jodie Brookins-Fisher
Dr. Jodi Brookins-Fisher always provides an engaging class no matter the course. She is compassionate towards individuals and strives to be an ally to students through connecting with them as individuals as well as going out of her way to go to workshops to make inclusive communities. Dr. Brookins-Fisher serves as an ally and advocate for the LGBTQ community, serves as the Vice President of Eta Sigma Gamma the National Health Education Professional Honorary, and also recently served as Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Michigan Organization of Adolescent Sexual Health.
January 2013 Winners
Maeling has been an AmeriCorps member in the Michigan Service Scholars program for the past two years. For her most recent term, she completed the 300 required hours of service for the program in under two months! Maeling has an incredible commitment to her service and is obviously quite passionate about what she is doing. She has been volunteering in Grand Rapids at a rehabilitation hospital for the year.