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Faculty, university supervisors, and cooperating teachers/mentors are invited to nominate outstanding students for the following awards. Information should include your rational for nominating the student and how his/her work reflects high standards.

Recommended Criteria for:

Outstanding Student Research - Nominated by faculty for outstanding work in at least two of the following areas:

  • Dissertation
  • Thesis
  • Professional paper
  • MAT Portfolio
  • Seminar in Literacy Research project
  • Research seminar papers
  • Student author published article (student is first author)
  • Conference papers/conference proposals
  • Other culminating papers or projects

Outstanding Student Teacher - Nominated by cooperating teacher or university supervisor for outstanding student teacher awards based on calendar year (Spring/Fall):

  • Sustains classroom rapport that promotes learning
  • Has the ability to design activities that engage students
  • Maintains a clear classroom management plan
  • Communicates and presents lessons effectively  
  • Encourages respect among students, teachers, staff and community
  • Exhibits professionalism (including good attendance)

Outstanding Student Service - Nominated by faculty advisor for outstanding member of an organization.  Please explain specific contributions made to any of the following organizations:

  • Who's Who
  • Mortar Board
  • Golden Key
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society (Multidisciplinary Association)
  • Outstanding Graduate Award
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Award
  • Beta Phi Mu National Honor Society (Library Science)
  • Student Associations (GLISA, Graduate Library and Information Studies Association)
  • Student Association for Marriage & Family Therapy
  • Chi Sigma Iota
  • Family Sciences Association
  • Child Life Organization
  • Other

Outstanding Intern/Practicum:

  • Practicum student demonstrates effective administrative skills in communication and discipline.
  • Practicum student understands and demonstrates how to effectively use the Texas Appraisal System.
  • Practicum student demonstrates how to effectively employ the domains of the Texas Administrative Code.
  • Nominated by site supervisor or faculty supervisor for the graduate intern award (including SLIS practicum, MAT internship candidates).
  • Nominated by site supervisor or faculty supervisor for the undergraduate practicum award.

Scholarships - Students who have received the following scholarships for the current year will also be honored at the awards ceremony.  Please submit the names of winners.

  • Toulouse Scholarship
  • McNair Scholars
  • Honors scholar program
  • Pi Delta Kappa
  • Beta Phi Mu
  • Taliaferro Scholarship
  • Lillian Spicola Doctoral Scholarship in Reading
  • Margaret Griffin Doctoral Scholarship Endowment in Reading
  • Other

Students Awards Nomination Form

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