Coronavirus information:
The university remains open, with emergency management protocols activated and operational modifications and precautions in place. Instruction has transitioned online for summer sessions. Read the latest update posted 7/3/2020 at 10:55 a.m.

Read the Student Affairs Covid-19 Response. Updated June 10, 2020 at 8:20 a.m.

Leaders of Distinction

In 2009, the Leaders of Distinction Awards were established. Each year we recognize outstanding achievement and leadership of students. Each recipient receives a keepsake presented at a reception at the end of the academic year. The staff in the Department of Student Engagement & Leadership, based on student contributions and exceptional academic standing, makes nominations.

Leaders of Distinction Requirements for Nomination:

  • The awards are based on college career leadership contributions.
  • The student must have made positive contributions to the various Foundation units & programs within the Department of Student Engagement & Leadership.
  • Should have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.75.
  • Needs to be a Senior in academic credits.
  • Must be a full-time Appalachian State University student.
  • Uphold or have upheld leadership positions and have made an impact on the members of their organization and/or the Appalachian community at large.

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