Adams State student leaders recognized
Armando Valdez, Adams State University assistant professor of business, encouraged student leaders to "always seek opportunities to learn, be perceptive, and conceptual" during the fifth annual Adams State University Leadership Awards Banquet, on April 3.
The event recognizes outstanding student leaders on campus. Pictured, left to right, Laurel Heimstra, Grizzly Testing and Learning Center Leadership Award; Michael Cherneski, AS&F Club Leadership Award; Matthew Martinez, AS&F Executive Board Leadership Award; Jordan Steigerwalt, Student Engagement and Success Leadership Award; Peter Freeman, Student Life and Recreation Leadership Award;Evan Gibson, Grizzly Activity Board Leadership Award; Kacia Schmidt, Student Support Services Leadership Award; Nathan Crites-Herren, Exemplary Service to ASU and Community Award; Gia Johnson, Admissions Leadership Award; Isabella Whitten, Emerging Leader Award and Merlin Ginther, Resident Assistant Leadership Award. Not pictured,Justine Brydges, Counseling and Prevention Services Leadership Award.
The Office of Student Affairs awarded a $1000 scholarship to Nathan Crites-Herren for his leadership, on and off campus.
Associate Vice President of Student Affairs Ken Marquez presented Nathan Crites-Herran with the 2013 Dean of Student Affairs Award; also pictured, Oneyda Maestas, CASA coordinator, who nominated Crites-Herran.