Vermont Campus Compact Commitment to Service and Engagement Award Commitment to Service and Engagement Award: This award is given to one student per VCC member campus whose college career is characterized at least in part by their extensive community involvement, demonstrated with breadth and/or depth. A recipient may have devoted multiple years to one program or exhibited leadership and commitment on behalf of the student’s institution and community organizations. Each campus may select one student for this award. We strongly encourage each member institution to name a qualified student to be recognized. 2010 Nomination Form and Instructions Winners will be recognized at a ceremony and reception following the Statewide Conference at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel & Conference Center on Wednesday, April 14, 2010 from 4:00 to 5:00 PM (time tentative). Please mark that day on your calendar. Application Deadline: January 22, 2010 Each campus may select one student for this award Checklist: Nomination Form (Next Page) Letter of Nomination from college president At least one picture of the applicant if available, preferably of the student engaged in service Email complete packet by January 22, 2010 to Colleen Converse, firstname.lastname@example.org. Please fill out the following form in word and attach file to email. Supporting documents can be scanned and emailed or original electronic documents attached. INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRESIDENT’S LETTER OF NOMINATION: Please comment on the following criteria: What distinguishes this student for this award? How has service been integral to this nominee’s life while a student at your institution? Level and types of community involvement (breadth and depth) Examples of increasing leadership, strategic linkages, or other indicators of growth and development are welcome Please contact Colleen Converse at email@example.com or 802-443-5068 with any questions. *All winners (any student at a 2-year institution, and sophomores and juniors at 4-year institutions) of the Commitment to Service and Engagement Award are eligible to be nominated by VCC for the national Campus Compact Frank Newman Leadership Award. Nominators should indicate their desire for the student to be considered for this award by checking off the box on the next page. In the days immediately following the conference, VCC will select and notify qualified finalists from those applications marked. Once notified, finalists will be asked to complete an on-line essay by April 11 (date tentative). VCC will contact finalists after the conference with more details. Please contact Colleen Converse at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-443-5068 with any questions. Vermont Campus Compact Commitment to Service and Engagement Award Please type (no hand written applications please!) Nominee information Name: Title: Mailing Address: City, State, Zip: Email: Major(s) Class Standing (Check one): □Freshman Name of Nominator: Phone: Year of Graduation: □ Sophomore □ Junior Email/Phone: □ Senior I would like to be considered for the Frank Newman Leadership Award (see * on previous page) Description of Nominee: Please provide a description of the nominee that summarizes the criteria from the letters of nomination and also addresses the following: the names of the programs/projects that the student is involved in, dates of involvement, hours served per week, and a description. Description should be between 300 and 500 words. AN EDITED VERSION OF THIS DESCRIPTION WILL BE USED IN THE PROGRAM!