The applications have been submitted and reviewed; now the time has come for the 2015 NAACP Image Awards. All award winners will be named at the ceremony on April 9th at 7 pm. For this year’s awards, students will be able to have a say in who will win the biggest award of the evening: Outstanding Campus Leader.
Below is a list of the nominees, their bios and a poll in which students can vote on who they believe should win. Student vote will count for 50% of the selection process and the other half will come from a panel of campus leaders who will choose based off of the nominees applications.
-2nd year, Political Science & Public Affairs Journalism Major
-Public Relations Director, Black Male Leadership Society
-Chief Justice of the Student Government Association
-Keynote Speaker for Stories of Everyday Black History
-Ignite Social Justice Retreat Participant
-4th year, Psychology Major & Public Health Minor
-Student Alumni Council Vice President
-President of Georgia Daze
-University of Georgia Medical Reserve Corps Member
-3rd Year, Middle School Education Major
-Russell Hall Resident Assistant
-Russell Hall Social Justice Committee
-President of the Black Affairs Council
-Member of the Arch Society
-3rd Year, International Affairs and Korean Language and Literature Major
-National Association of Black Journalists executive board member
-Active participant in the African Studies Institute
-Peace Corps campus ambassador
-Model African Union participant
-4th year, Sports management major
-President of Zeta Pi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
-Black Affairs Council Executive Board Member
-2nd Year, Mass Media Arts & Sports Management Major
-Executive Producer of UGA ELITE
-Member of the Student Alumni Council
-UGA Football Recruiting Operations & Special Events, Social Media Director
The poll is now open for voting. Voting will end this Friday, April 3rd at 11:59 pm. The event will take place on April 9th at 7 pm in banquet room 285 of Russell Special Collections library.