Awards

Submit nominations by April 30th for review. Awards will be presented at the annual conference each summer.  

NOMINATION FORM

Nominations should highlight the nominee’s professional career, accomplishments and contributions to the field of Student Development. Please nominate a deserving colleague and help us as an organization express our gratitude and affirm those individual who have provided distinguished service.

Boender and Bamford Award

In 1996 our organization established the two distinguished service awards to acknowledge those who have made “outstanding contributions to ASCD and the field of Student Development.” 

Boender Award

The Don L. Boender Award is for professionals with more than ten years of experience.

Bamford Award

The Ruth Bamford Award is for professionals with less than 15 years experience.

Recipients

2017 - Kris Hansen-Kieffer


2016 - Paul Blezien

2015 - Steve Austin

2014 - Michael Lastoria

2013 - Brad Lau

2012 - Edee Schulze

2011 - Gina Rentschler

2010 - Tim Arens

2008 - Sharon Dzik/Steve Beers

2007 - Skip Trudeau

2006 - Denise Bakerink

2005 - Martha Smith

2004 - Judy Moseman

2003 - Norris Friesen

2002 - Sam Shellhamer

2001 - H.L. Baker/Robert Danner

2000 - Barry Loy

1999 - Walt Campbell

1998 - Jane Higa

1997 - Jay Barnes

1996 - Tim Herrman

Recipients 

2017 - Jonathan Yorkowitz


2016 - Lyndsay Grimm

2015 - Chris Confer

2014 - Steve Morley

2013 - Philip Byers

2012 - Amy Van Der Werf

2011 - Josh Arnold

2010 - Jesse Brown

2008 - Brent Ellis/David Johnstone

2007 - Kimberly Thornbury

2006 - Eric Lowdermilk

2005 - Andre Broquard

2004 - Jake Smith

2003 - Lori Holtman

2002 - Brad Bowser

2001 - David Tilley

2000 - Pam Jones

1999 - Damon Seacott

1998 - Mark Troyer

1997 - Alan Muia

1996 - Melissa Shermer


Lifetime of Faithfulness Award

Created at the Fall 2002 meeting and ratified at the June 2003 meeting. It is a recognition award that exists to honor those who are retiring from the profession.

 

Recipients

2014 - Barry Loy

2013 - Jane Higa

2008 - Carol Harding/Sam Shellhamer/Wynn Lembright

2007 - Judy Moseman/Linda Cummins (granted posthumously)

2004 - Walt Campbell

Jane Higa Multicultural Advancement Award

This award was established in 2011 to encourage as well as recognize significant contributions toward increased understanding and promotion of multiculturalism in the Association for Christians in Student Development and home institutions. Open to all Student Affairs professionals, regardless of years in ACSD.

Recipients

2017 - Jamica 
Nadina Love

2016 - Glen Kinoshita

2015 - Jesse Brown

2014 - Julie DeGraw

2013 - Joe Gonzales

2012 - Rodney Sisco

2011 - Jane Higa