College of Staten Island Student Leadership Summit Awards 2020

Each year, the College of Staten Island honors our outstanding student leaders with the presentation of the Student Leadership Summit Awards. The Summit Awards celebrate the contributions of the best and the brightest of our College community. This year, we continue the tradition as we proudly present the recipients of the 2020 Student Leadership Summit Awards:

STUDENT GOVERNMENT

Student Government Summit Award- Fatu Amara

Student Government Public Servant Award- Roughuiyatou Ba

Student Government Commissioner of the Year- Mohamed Mahmoud

Student Government Vanguard Award- Maxwell Velikodny

Student Government Essence Award- Melissa Sipione

CAMPUS ACTIVITIES BOARD

Campus Activities Board Rising Star Award- Mohamed Beyruti

Campus Activities Board Outstanding Programmer Award- Alexa Solis, Take Me Away Coordinator

Campus Activities Board Outstanding Leadership Impact Award- Melissa Sipione, Campus Activities Board Chairperson

STUDENT MEDIA

Publication of the Year- The Banner

Student Publication Editor of the Year- Veronica Pistek, The Banner

WSIA Radio Up-And-Comer Award- Brian Moran

WSIA Radio Zealot Award- Michael Ivany

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION

Elaine D. Flynn Outstanding Mentor Award- Niah Rivera

New Student Orientation Leader of the Year- Eva Kuperman

DOLPHIN COVE

Dolphin Cove Resident Assistant of the Year- Stevens Cheuka

PERCY ELLIS SUTTON SEEK PROGRAM

Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK Program Summit Award- Sarah Elayan

Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK Pioneer Award- Steven Gordillo

Percy Ellis Sutton SEEK Perseverance Award- Daniel Palmieri

NEW YORK PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP

NYPIRG Willowbrook Award- Bonnie Wang

NYPIRG Donald Ross Award for Building Student Power- Ricardo Herrera

STUDENT CLUBS

Nancy Somma Club Officer Award- Marta Jagodzinski

Club Advisor of the Year- Grozenda Yilmez, Pre-Medical/Pre-PA Society

Outstanding Club Officer- Kelly Liang, Pre-Medical/Pre-PA Society

Outstanding Club Officer- Ashley Martion, Linguistics and Speech Club

Outstanding Club Officer- Nestor Quizphi, Japanese Visual Culture Club

Club of the Year-  Pre-Medical/Pre-PA Society

Club President of the Year- Narmin Mekawy, Pre-Medical/Pre-PA Society

OFFICE OF STUDENT LIFE

Office of Student Life Civic Leadership Award- Ashley Roberts

Office of Student Life Civic Leadership Award- Jessica Tamayo

LGBTQ+ Resource Center Lavender Award- Dejon M. Virgo

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS

Division of Student Affairs Blue and Grey Award – Nicole Agu

A ceremony and presentation of trophies and plaques is planned for Fall 2020. 

We would like to congratulate our amazing student leaders for their strength of leadership and their incontrovertible contribution to the College of Staten Island community.

By Jennifer S. Borrero, Carol Brower, and Fatu Amara