Ferris State University will host its 14th annual Torchbearer Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. in Williams Auditorium.
The event is hosted by Ferris’ Center for Leadership, Activities and Career Services to recognize outstanding students, faculty and staff.
“Torchbearer is the most prestigious award ceremony of the year at Ferris,” said Shannon Fick, student coordinator for the event. “Not a lot of students know about Torchbearer unless they’re invited, though we hope all students come to show support for student leaders and volunteers.”
The ceremony includes numerous awards and honors.
Winners of the Torchbearer, Rising Star and Five-Star RSO awards are decided by a panel of Ferris faculty and staff after a review of the applications.
“This event is important because all year our students, student groups and their advisors work so hard to contribute leadership and volunteerism to the campus and community,” said Danielle Leisner, coordinator of Student Leadership and Activities. “It is important that we recognize the great things that our student leaders are doing to encourage them to continue their hard work and to inspire others to do the same.”
All are welcome to attend. Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served at 6 p.m. The attire for this event is business casual.
The Torchbearer Awards Ceremony was initiated in 2000 as an annual tradition by the Office of Student Leadership and Activities, now CLACS, to recognize the achievements of student leaders, student organizations and the faculty/staff who support them.
For more information, visit CLACS event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/831511266863553/
Anyone with a disability needing special accommodations to attend this event should contact 231-591-2685 or email CLACS@ferris.edu at least 72 hours in advance.
Last updated: 04-29-2014