GACE Rising Star Award

The GACE Rising Star Award was instituted to recognize a new GACE member for their involvement and dedication to GACE and for helping to raise the standard of excellence for our organization. Nominations may come from any GACE member.  The winner will be announced at the Annual GACE Conference.

Deadline to apply: Friday, March 16, 2018

Nominations Closed

Nominations may be accepted by email or mail.  Email submission is preferred; the award judges will access the files electronically. Please send all application materials to: 

Roslyn Brown
Georgia Gwinnett College 
Career Development & Advising Center 
Student Center, Suite E-2130
1000 University Center Lane, Lawrenceville, GA 30043

Nominations Guidelines:

  1. Nominees must be GACE members for 6 years or less.
  2. Have performed outstanding services for GACE during 2017.
  3. Currently or previously active on GACE committee(s).
  4. Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy/mission of GACE.
  5. Nominations must be made by a current member.
  6. Letters of nomination must be submitted to the Awards Chair by March 16, 2018.
  7. Recipient(s) will be selected by the GACE Awards Committee and confirmed by the GACE Board.

Past Recipients of the GACE Rising Star Award:

2016-17 Recipient
Michelle Berg, Co-op & Internship Coordinator, Georgia State University

2015-16 Recipient
Megan Flora, Associate Director, University of Georgia Career Center

2014-15 Recipient
Amanda Long, Assistant Director, Kennesaw State University

2013-14 Recipient
Andrew Crain, Assistant Director, University of Georgia Career Center

2012-13 Recipient
Michael Dutcher, Associate Director of Career Services, Kennesaw State University

2011-12 Recipient
Laura Ledgerwood, Career Consultant, University of Georgia Career Center

2010-11 Recipients
Samantha Speers, Employment Consultant for BB&T Bank
Erica Walbert, Career Consultant, University of Georgia Career Center

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