Student Leader of the Year 2013-2014
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Graduating senior Jake Crawley of Granbury, Texas has been named Schreiner University’s 2013-14 Student Leader of the Year.
During his time at Schreiner, Jake has become an influential leader on campus, taking full advantage of his undergraduate experience.
Jake has a passion for education, learning, and development, and has taken on multiple leadership roles that have helped him to develop socially and academically. Some of them include: Ambassador, resident assistant, senior resident assistant, peer tutor, LSS tutor, laboratory work-study, Mountaineer Mentor, Mountaineer Leadership Conference consultant, editor of the Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence, and founding Pay it Forward group member.
Jake also has held executive student senate officer positions including treasurer and student body president.
Outside of these roles he represented the university on two morning news programs focusing on S.U.'s leadership development program, was an SI leader and tutor for physics and chemistry, and volunteered his time helping to program an interactive leadership lecture series and creating an interactive leadership development game.
Matt Goodwyn, assistant dean of students and student senate advisor, stated that, “Jake goes above and beyond to assist other students with questions and concerns and accepts responsibility of different tasks and works towards completing those tasks. Always giving 100 percent, Jake is a determined student with many goals and a bright future. He has held multiple leadership positions on campus while also finding time to volunteer with different leadership programing, as well as, represent the university in multiple avenues.”
Jake has been accepted into an online Master of Science in Psychology program at Southern New Hampshire University where he will have a split focus on educational psychology and organizational psychology designed to move into a Ph.D. program.
The Student Leader of the Year is an annual award sponsored by Student Services that recognizes a Schreiner University undergraduate student for their excellence in leadership through campus involvement, leadership activities and/or through volunteer and community service programs.