This prestigious award is presented in accordance with the following guidelines:
A plaque and cash award are presented annually to a graduating senior who has exhibited scholastic attainment arising out of moral and intellectual integrity; successful campus activity where participation indicates a commitment to good citizenship, interest in one’s fellow person, and instincts for leadership; and physical vigor as shown by fondness for and success in sports – all of which demonstrate potential for future service and effective leadership in American society.
Individuals who graduated in December 2013 and those who are scheduled to graduate in May or August 2014 are eligible for nomination for the 2014 Derryberry Award.
This award was established in honor of the late Dr. Everett Derryberry who retired in 1974 after 34 years as president of the university.
A blank nomination form and a template for students to use as a guide when completing the nomination form can be found below.
An ad hoc committee will review all nominations, interview finalists, and select the 2014 recipient.
Please return completed nomination form by February 21, 2014, to:
Debbie Combs, Coordinator of Special Projects
Office of the President, Campus Box 5007
or to Room 206, Derryberry Hall.