Lead Blue: Student Organizations Celebration

The Office of Student Organizations and Activities continues the campus tradition of awarding and recognizing individual students and registered student organizations by creating the Lead Blue: Student Organizations Celebration and Award Ceremony.

The Lead Blue Awards recognize the successes and accomplishments of student leaders, registered and sponsored student organizations, and advisors. Applications are open for the 2023-2024 academic year and can be found on BBNvolved! Lead Blue Student Organization (Group) Award Applications can be found here and Lead Blue Individual Award Applications can be found here. For questions, contact Student Organizations at studentorgs@uky.edu.

 

Please see below for the names of each award category:

 

Student Organizations Awards:

New Student Organization of the Year

Student Organization of the Year

Collaboration Award

Event of the Year Award (50+ members)

Event of the Year Award (49 or fewer members)

Sense of Belonging Award

Community Engagement Award (service-based organization)

Community Engagement Award (non service-based organization)

BBNvolved Maximizer Award

Organization Innovation Award

Organization Milestone Recognition

 

Individual Student Leadership Awards:

Sense of Belonging Award

Emerging Leader Award (first-year or second-year undergraduate student or first-year graduate or professional student)

Leadership Legacy Award (junior or senior undergraduate student or graduate or professional student)

Student Organization Advisor of the Year Award

Student Organization Member of the Year Award

Student Organization Officer of the Year Award

Darrell A. VanMeter Service Award

 

Other Awards: 

Shane Carlin & Annie Sit Inclusion Award 

Robert & Freda Carlin Unsung Hero Award 

Otis A. Singletary Outstanding Senior Award