The Texas A&M University System Veteran Excellence Awards

 

Student Veteran Excellence Award

The Student Veteran Excellence Award is presented to a student veteran at any institution of the Texas A&M University System who:

  • Demonstrates service to the campus and/or community
  • Exemplifies the core values of the campus or military services
  • Serves as an advocate for student veterans or veteran issues

 

Students must be nominated by faculty, staff or peers. To be eligible, students must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.00, with verified current or former military status.

 

The recipient of the Student Veteran Excellence Award will receive a certificate and plaque, along with a $250 donation to the recipient’s local student veteran association or campus veteran services office to support a student veteran program or event.

 

For additional information:

TAMUS Student Veteran Excellence Award

 

 

The recipient of the 2020-2021 Student Veteran Excellence Award was Laking Harris, a Marine Corps veteran, enrolled at Texas A&M University-Texarkana

 

Laking Harris

Link to Press Release

 

The recipient of the 2020-2021 Faculty/Staff Veteran Support Excellence Award was Penny Long, at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi

Penny Long

Link to Press Release

The recipient of the Veteran Support Excellence Award will receive a certificate and plaque, along with a $250 donation to the recipient’s local student veteran association or campus veteran services office to support a student veteran program or event.

 

For additional information:

TAMUS Faculty/Staff Veteran Support Excellence Award