19th Annual Student Life Awards
There are 10 Student Life Award Categories that recognize a variety of student leaders of the MMA student body, one category that recognizes an organization, event or activity and one student nominated award that recognizes a faculty or staff member. The Student Life Awards Committee has reviewed all nominations and selected the top five nominees in each award category. One overall awardee from each category will be announced as the award winner at the banquet.
Schedule and Information (event begins at 7:00pm ET)
Presenters | Deidra Davis and President Brennan
Presenter | Tricia Carver
Athletic Integration Award
Awarded to a student-athlete (intramural, club, or varsity) who has impacted campus life through leadership and collaboration with others.
Nathan Granholm – WINNER
Emerging Leader Awards
Awarded to two students who have emerged as leaders and who can be expected to contribute significantly to the campus community and the welfare of their fellow students during their time at the Academy.
Sarah Gilmore – WINNER
John Hall – WINNER
Non-Trad Student Impact
Awarded to a non-traditional student who has used their life experiences to make a significant impact in the campus community, while promoting and demonstrating excellence in aspects of their college experience
Joshua Blaine – WINNER
Awarded to a student who has collaborated with multiple constituencies. This student has led with integrity to unify the student body and make significant contributions to the greater campus community.
NomineesKeith Jordan – WINNER
Outstanding Contribution to Res Life
Awarded to the student who has promoted community in the residence hall through respect, fairness, and inclusion.
NomineesRachel Bunker – WINNER
Student Employee of the Year Award
Awarded to a student worker who has demonstrated a high quality of work, leadership skills and who has made a significant impact on the department or departments in which they work.
NomineesGeorge Albert – WINNER
Student Government Association Leadership Award
Awarded to a student affiliated with the Student Government Association who has shown immense integrity and perseverance in striving to improve student life and welfare.
Oliver Higgins – WINNER
Mariner Pride Award
The Mariner Pride Award is a community-wide nomination that honors an organization, event, or activity that enhances Mariner Pride by bringing people together and helping to strengthen the campus community.
NomineesMonomoy Team 2019
Ocean Studies Department
Sea Scouts Organization
Women’s Basketball Team
Women’s Volleyball Team – WINNER
Sarah F. Hudson Unsung Mariner Award
The Sarah F. Hudson Unsung Mariner award is presented to a faculty or staff member who demonstrates outstanding community service and support of student life.
NomineesChris Grindle – WINNER
Phyllis Tenney Community Service and Leadership
Awarded to the student who has displayed outstanding dedication and loyalty to MMA, commitment and service to the Castine community, exemplary leadership skills, and has also achieved great success academically and socially at MMA.
NomineesGeoffrey Knight – WINNER
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