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Pam Russell
Senior Director of Communications


For Immediate Release
September 5, 2017

CASE ASAP Names 15 Top Student Leaders, Advisers and Student Advancement Programs in North America

WASHINGTON, D.C.—CASE ASAP recently recognized the winners of its 2017 national Network Awards during a ceremony at the CASE Conference for Student Advancement in Columbus, Ohio.

CASE Affiliated Student Advancement Programs foster and enhance student involvement in all areas of advancement. The CASE ASAP annual awards recognize outstanding student and adviser leadership and achievements as well as outstanding student educational advancement programming by CASE ASAP member organizations.

More than 700 students, advisers and volunteers from nearly 200 student advancement organizations participated in this year's conference. The 2017 CASE ASAP Network Award winners are:

2017 Outstanding Organization

  • California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo Poly Reps 
  • Georgia Institute of Technology Student Foundation 
  • UCLA Student Alumni Association

2017 Outstanding Emerging Organization

  • Oregon State University Student Alumni Ambassadors
  • Rowan University Student Alumni Association 
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Homecoming Committee

2017 Outstanding Student Leader

  • Weatherly Langsett, Georgia Institute of Technology Student Foundation
  • Makenzie Olaker, Ohio University Student Alumni Board
  • Erin Regan, University of Rhode Island Student Alumni Association 

2017 Outstanding Adviser

  • Allison Caudill, Morehead State University Student Alumni Ambassadors 
  • Nikki Metz, Emporia State University ESU Ambassadors
  • Laura Wedin, Virginia Tech Student Alumni Associates 

2017 Outstanding Student Advancement Program

  • University of Washington Student Philanthropy Education Program for National Philanthropy Day
  • Cleveland State University 1964 Society for Senior Series
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst Student Alumni Association for Multicolor Mile 

Earlier this year, CASE ASAP's eight districts presented district awards to 82 CASE ASAP district award winners throughout North America. District award winners advanced to compete for the 2017 CASE ASAP Network Awards. A team of judges from colleges and universities across the country selected the 2017 winners for making a significant impact on student advancement at their institution.

For more information on CASE ASAP or the 2018 CASE Conference for Student Advancement, Aug. 2-4 in Louisville, Kentucky, contact Robyn Neeley at neeley@case.org.

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