Watch the 2021 Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction (LEAD) Ceremony. The LEAD ceremony honors the award recipients of the President's Award for Leadership, The Virginia E. Thomas Scholarship, and The Bruce and Willa Zwaschka Scholarship.
Meet the awardees!
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2021 Virginia E. Thomas Scholarship Recipient
Jocelyn Granados Mejia
Major: Political Science Pre-Law Option; Psychology & Spanish
The Virginia E. Thomas Scholarship honors a legacy of excellence, integrity, character, discovery, and service. Established by Virginia's colleagues, friends, and students, the scholarship is awarded concurrently with the WSU President’s Awards for Leadership.
Virginia Thomas Scholarship Details
2021 Bruce & Willa Zwaschka Scholarship Recipient
2021 was the second year of award for the Bruce and Willa Zwaschka Scholarship. This remarkable award provides a $10,000 renewable scholarship to an undergraduate student from diverse backgrounds (including first-generation, multicultural, low-income, students with disabilities) who have had demonstrated leadership and service on any of the WSU campuses in registered student organizations, the local community, and/or state or national involvement.
The President's Award for Leadership
Since 1996, the President's award has been an honor bestowed annually to students and others representing the top leaders at WSU. Recipients of this prestigious award demonstrate exceptional leadership and service to the university and the community as well as to those who support leadership development in WSU students.
President's Award Criteria
President's Award Categories
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