Students Honored at 2011 Inspiring Leadership Recognition Banquet
Twelve students from CSB and SJU were honored for their exemplary leadership at the 2011 Inspiring Leaders Recognition Banquet, Sunday, April 10th in Gorecki Ballroom on CSB campus.
The event, sponsored by Student Activities and Leadership Development Department, was attended by more than 250 people, including students, parents, faculty, staff and members of the monastic community.
The awards criteria are based upon the Benedictine Values and the leadership model developed by Kouzes and Posner, "Leadership Challenge: Five Principles of Exemplary Leadership" and integrated throughout the work of the Student Development Division.
The "Emerging Leader" awards were presented to CSB Senior Elizabeth Gleich and SJU Junior Isaac Meyer.
Madeline Dragich, a CSB senior received the "Model the Way" award, sharing it with SJU senior Thomas Hoffman.
The "Challenge the Process" awards were presented to CSB senior Alison Gresback and CSB senior Anna Burgason.
The 'Inspire a Shared Vision" award was presented to CSB senior Kaitlin Andreasen and CSB senior Lindsey Firman.
The "Enable Others to Act" award was presented to CSB senior Lindsay Williams and SJU senior Nicholas Kurtz.
The "Encourage the Heart" award was presented to CSB senior Emily Bina and SJU senior Logan Gruber.
The 2011 "Excellence in Leadership Award" was presented to CSB senior Alison Gresback.
The process to select award recipients begins in October with faculty/staff/OSB nominations; followed by students completing an extensive application process due in January. The Selection Committee is comprised of staff, faculty, OSB members and students. The Committee reviews all completed candidate files to determine which candidates best exemplify the specific leadership principle/Benedictine Value.
The following is a list of award nominees:
Name: Award Nominated for:
1. Alexandria Adamczak Emerging Leader
2. Carlos Dabu Emerging Leader
3. Brenna Finley Emerging Leader
4. Ronfei Gou Emerging Leader
5. Riley Johnson Emerging Leader
6. Anthony Lotzer Emerging Leader
7. Tucker Mithuen Emerging Leader
8. Jon Ostazeski Emerging Leader
9. Julia Renner Emerging Leader
10. Ryan Wold Emerging Leader
11. Luis Beltian Emerging Leader
12. Ben Eidenschink Emerging Leader
13. Elizabeth Gleich Emerging Leader
14. Kathrun Hauff Emerging Leader
15. Evan Lowder Emerging Leader
16. Issac Meyer Emerging Leader
17. Joseph Mork Emerging Leader
18. Bridget Reilly Emerging Leader
19. Joseph Smith Emerging Leader
20. Megan Curry Model the Way
21. Jillian Daleiden Model the Way
22. Madelin Dragic Model the Way
23. Thomas Hoffman Model the Way
24. Sarah Hupperts Model the Way
25. Gretchen Leyendecker Model the Way
26. Abby Neigebauer Model the Way
27. Abby Olson Model the Way
28. Emily Reinert Model the Way
29. Sam Steffl Model the Way
30. Kathrun Torchia Model the Way
31. Kevin Conlon Model the Way
32 Huweilang (Clement) Dai Model the Way
33. Maria Gans Model the Way
34. Joshua Huot Model the Way
35. Katie Lambert Model the Way
36. Melanie Miesen Model the Way
37. Molly Noel Model the Way
38. Maggie Rassier Model the Way
39. Amanda Sperl Model the Way
40. Mai Chong Xiong Model the Way
41. Abbie Helminen Model the Way
42.Carly Bragelmann Challenge the Process
43.Jessica Florek Challenge the Process
44.Anna Kalmi Challenge the Process
45. John Michael Sarabia Challenge the Process
46. Anna Burgason Challenge the Process
47.Alison Gresback Challenge the Process
48. Jacob Peterson Challenge the Process
49.Emily Bina Inspire a Shard Vision
50.Corbin Cleary Inspire a Shard Vision
51. Abbie Dunham Inspire a Shard Vision
52. Michaela Foley Inspire a Shard Vision
53. Nibras Hanna Inspire a Shard Vision
54.Bryan Jasperson Inspire a Shard Vision
55.Meggan Reinert Inspire a Shard Vision
56.Bridget Rewitzer Inspire a Shard Vision
57. Carri Vandelac Inspire a Shard Vision
58. Marie Boo Inspire a Shard Vision
59.Faith Dammann Inspire a Shard Vision
60. Lauren Erickson Inspire a Shard Vision
61. Logan Gruber Inspire a Shard Vision
62.Ashley Irons Inspire a Shard Vision
63.Kamau Joseph Inspire a Shard Vision
64. Holly Reinking Inspire a Shard Vision
65. Emily Willaert Inspire a Shard Vision
66. Roseanne Fredrick Enable Others to Act
67. Nicholas Kurtz Enable Others to Act
68. Ambria Pfarr Enable Others to Act
69. Ashley Sweeting Enable Others to Act
70. Zoua Yang Enable Others to Act
71. Mallory Heinz Enable Others to Act
72. Mike Neutkens Enable Others to Act
73. Cameron Sheak Enable Others to Act
74. Lindsay Williams Enable Others to Act
75. Kaitlin Andreasen Encourage the Heart
76. Devin Bowlin Encourage the Heart
77. Laura Deal Encourage the Heart
78. Kylie Huether Encourage the Heart
79. Abby Richardson Encourage the Heart
80. Charles Swanson Encourage the Heart
81. Kathrine Boline Encourage the Heart
82. Brent Brodersen Encourage the Heart
83. Lindsey Firman Encourage the Heart
84. Elena Noel Encourage the Heart
85. Caitlin Schnettler Encourage the Heart
86. Colin Scully Encourage the Heart
In addition to these awards, 50 students were formally presented with the certificates of leadership they earned through the Inspiring Leaders Certificate Program (ILCP). Certificates are earned through a attending a series of classes and completing a reflection. The program offers 52 co-curricular classes in five levels of leadership development throughout the academic year. The ILCP mission is to prepare students for authentic leadership roles grounded in Benedictine Values. This is done by providing students with a variety of courses which also allows them to expand on their leadership potential.
Following is a list of ILCP Certificate Recipients:
Bronze Life Skills Certificate Earners:
The Bronze Certificate provides an introduction to new perspectives on leaders and leadership, which suggests pathways for personal growth and development, and offers a range of individual and group leadership skills.
Kathleen de St. Aubin
Minh Phuong Nguyen
Thu Trang Tran
Silver Practicing Leadership Certificate Earners :
The Silver Certificate offers additional skill development, assists students in higher level group development, explores the range of personal learning and leadership styles, and helps students discover their strengths and effective leadership practices.
Amy Vander Heiden
Minh Phuong Nguyen
Gold Personal Leadership Model Certificate Earners:
The Gold Certificate provides interactive learning opportunities for students to gain awareness and appreciation for leadership development for lifelong learning. They are required to articulate and demonstrate their personal value-based leadership model.
Emerald Professional Development Certificate Earners:
The Emerald Certificate is designed to provide opportunities for students and student employee supervisors to enhance personal and professional skills that include defining workplace expectations, helping prepare students for promotions and higher level supervisory positions, gaining meaning from workplace culture, and providing assistance in transitioning to work after college.
Opal Intercultural Competency Certificate:
The Opal Certificate in Intercultural Competency is designed to provide participants with exposure and information surrounding various aspects of intercultural and identity issues. Recognizing the multiple levels of diversity occurring in our local, national, and global societies, participants in the Opal Certificate will explore the topics such as identity, socialization, and the number of pieces that influence one's identity
Minh Phuong Nguyen
Mai see Xiong
Sapphire Gender and Leadership Certificate
The Sapphire Certificate is designed to explore leadership in terms of gender. Students who complete the Sapphire Certificate will have the ability to take a gender lens to leadership theories and principles, understand how gender affects personal leadership identity, and acquire skills to respond effectively to gender-related challenges they encounter in leadership positions
Diamond Civic Leadership Certificate
The diamond certificate in civic engagement is designed to provide participants with an enhanced civic knowledge and leadership skills necessary for individual and organizational success in community and civic leadership. This certificate serves as a catalyst for civic leadership by building upon civic knowledge and enhancing participatory civic skills such as memo writing, media management, meeting facilitation, public speaking, grant writing, and networking. Through engagement in public action and reflection of the varying levels of civic leadership, participants will acquire skills for authentic community-based leadership.