Now is the time to start sending out nominations for Outstanding Graduating Seniors on campus at Fort Hays State University.

The Torch Award was established in 1974 buy the Alumni Association. The Torch Award allows Faculty to nominate graduating seniors who they deem as an outstanding member of the Tiger Community.  A committee of faculty and administration select a recipient.

The criteria for the Torch Award are listed below:

  • Classroom Experience
  • Membership in organizations outside of classroom
  • Leadership
  • Activities related to field of study or future profession
  • GPA above a 3.0

To nominate an outstanding graduating senior, you must be a faculty member at Fort Hays State University. You can submit a nomination no later than March 6th, 2017 at  http://goforthaysstate.com/torchaward2017.

Winners will be announced and recognized on May 12th, 2017 at the Graduate/Faculty Luncheon.

For TMN, I’m Jordan Hester

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