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Large group of students celebrating graduation, Winter 2018

Derrick Griffith Servant Leader Award


The Derrick Griffith Servant Leader Award was established to honor the memory and legacy of alumnus Derrick Griffith, who was an active student and community leader dedicated to the service and mentorship of others. This award is given to a first-generation college student of junior or senior standing who has demonstrated leadership through on or off campus service to others, involvement in student organizations/activities, and a commitment to mentorship. 


2024 Rachel Showers

2023 Avangelyne “Angel” Padilla

2022 Caleb Achidi

2021 Alyssa Lopez

2020 Imani Gill

2019 Anna Thorpe 

2018 Kevin Mercer

2017 Adina Houston

2016 Nehal Tanna