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Meggan Franks
Mar 4, 2014

Volunteer Awards Information & Deadlines

Mar 4, 2014 by Meggan Franks

Each year the Maroon Volunteer Center hosts the Volunteer Awards Banquet in which individual volunteers and campus groups are recognized for their volunteer efforts. Several awards are given during the banquet for service completed within the last year, including: 

Individual Excellence in Community Service Awards
· Gold Level—500 hours
· Silver Level—250  hours
· Bronze Level—100 hours

Spirit Awards
· Individual—50 hours
· Groups—200 hours (average of 25 hours per member)

Distinguished Annual Awards
· Student Volunteer of the Year
· Student Group Effort of the Year
· Student Organization of the Year
· Faculty Volunteer of the Year 
· Staff Volunteer of the Year

Nominate a volunteer or group at:

President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) 
· Different Levels at least 100 hours

Semester of Service Challenge
This award encourages student organizations at Mississippi State to design and coordinate a community service project within the local community during the spring semester. These projects will be evaluated based on creativity, organization and management, and overall contributions to the community (volunteers recruited, service hours completed, funds raised, cans collected, etc.) Deadline to submit a project report is April 7th at 11:59pm. To complete an application, please visit:

The 2014 Volunteer Awards Banquet is scheduled for April 28, 2014. All volunteer and group who wish to be considered must have all hours submitted and verified by April 7th at 11:59pm online using OrgSync or using the paper forms provided at: will be accepted from April 6, 2013-April 7, 2014. 

If you have any questions, please contact the Maroon Volunteer Center at 325-2150 or