Student Leadership Medal
The SAME Student Leadership Medal is presented to a Student Member who has made the most outstanding contribution at a college or university in the current academic year to SAME objectives. The first Student Leadership Medal was presented in 2004.
SAME will provide a stipend support to the medal winner for registration, lodging, and transportation costs for their attendance to JETC, the SAME national conference.
Eligibility: A Student Chapter officer who has been a member of SAME for at least one year prior to nomination.
Nomination Criteria: The following criteria will be used in judging nominations for excellence in the current academic year:
- Leadership in a SAME Student Chapter;
- Leadership in organizing and conducting professional development;
- Leadership in community service.
Nomination Process: Nominations must be made by the Post Mentor and endorsed by the Post President.
The Post President or member of the National Board of Direction endorsing the nomination must verify that the individual meets the award eligibility criteria, and that the nomination package provides information to support each of the criteria and all required information on the nominee. The nominator is responsible for ensuring the package is received at the SAME National office, with endorsement