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.” The Ruth Bamford Award is for professionals with less than 15 years experience. The Don L. Boender Award is for professionals with more than ten years of experience.

Boender Award 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

Bamford Award 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 Recipients

    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.

    • 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 Recipients

    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.

      • 2017 - Jamica 
Nadina Love
      • 2016 - Glen Kinoshita
      • 2015 - Jesse Brown
      • 2014 - Julie DeGraw
      • 2013 - Joe Gonzales
      • 2012 - Rodney Sisco
      • 2011 - Jane Higa