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Student Experience Awards

The Division of Student Experience celebrates students each year at the annual Student Experience Awards Gala in April. The Awards Gala recognizes outstanding student leaders of all classifcations who have contributed to campus life at Mississippi College. This year's Student Experience Awards Gala will be held on Monday, April 25, 2022.

Nominations for Student Experience Awards are being accepted from the entire campus community.

Awards & Nominations

Hall of Fame

Established in 1960, the Hall of Fame is awarded to senior students for outstanding leadership ability, scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities, participation and contribution to student life, and dedication to serving God and fellow man. This recognition is one of the highest honors to be given on the campus of Mississippi College. Each year, two females and two males are chosen for the honor. The Hall of Fame is chosen by a student committee based on nominations from the campus community.

Nominated students should:

  • have demonstrated outstanding leadership ability through campus organizations or leadership teams
  • achieved scholastically at Mississippi College
  • been involved in extracurricular activities
  • contributed to student life
  • shown dedication to serving God and fellow man
  • be a currently enrolled student at Mississippi College holding senior hours

Nominations for Hall of Fame 2022 will be accepted through Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

To nominate a student, fill out the form below.

Scott-Swor Founder's Award

The Scott-Swor Founder's Award is conferred upon the senior student who has been chosen for having made a significant contribution to student life of the college exemplifying the ideals of the founders of the college and their successors, quality of living, leadership, and service. In memory of Dr. Charles W. Scott who served the Mississippi College community for 30 years and Dr. Chester E. Swor, a Baptist evangelist, alumnus, and one-time faculty/staff member of MC.

Nominated students should:

  • have demonstrated outstanding leadership ability through campus organizations or leadership teams
  • achieved scholastically at Mississippi College
  • been involved in extracurricular activities
  • contributed to student life
  • represent the ideals of the founders of Mississippi College and their successors
  • be a currently enrolled student at Mississippi College holding senior hours

Nominations for the Scott-Swor Founder's Award will be accepted through Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

To nominate a student, fill out the form below.

Senior Awards of Excellence in Leadership

The Senior Awards of Excellence in Leadership recognize senior students who are distinguished by visionary leadership on campus and their vision of greatness. Students receiving this award may have shown leadership in a particular organization or department, or have served in various roles across campus.

Nominated students should:

  • have demonstrated excellent leadership ability through campus organizations or leadership teams
  • achieved scholastically at Mississippi College
  • been involved in extracurricular activities
  • contributed to student life
  • be a currently enrolled student at Mississippi College holding senior hours

Nominations for the Senior Awards of Excellence in Leadership will open later in the spring semester.

Student Experience Servant Leadership Award

The Student Experience Servant Leadership Award recognizes sophomore and junior students who have served the campus as a whole and are actively leading on campus through engagement, servicce to the institution and living out our Christian mission.

Nominated students should:

  • have demonstrated servant leadership through campus organizations or leadership teams
  • achieved scholastically at Mississippi College
  • been involved in extracurricular activities
  • contributed to student life and the Christian mission of the institution
  • be a currently enrolled student at Mississippi College holding sophomore or junior hours

Nominations for the Student Experience Servant Leadership Award will open later in the spring semester.

Freshman Female of the Year and Freshman Male of the Year

The Freshman Female of the Year and the Freshman Male of the Year are each recognized for their ability to emulate the vision and mission of the university throughout the course of their first year at Mississippi College.

Nominated students should:

  • have demonstrated involvement and committment to campus organizations and leadership teams
  • achieved scholastically at Mississippi College
  • be committed to the Christian mission of Mississippi College
  • be a currently enrolled student at Mississippi College freshman senior hours

Nominations for the Freshman Female of the Year and Fresman Male of the Year will open later in the spring semester.