On April 18, Student Alumni Board leaders, Abigail Brumfield and Caitlin Lamb, as well as Airic Hughes, assistant director of student and young alumni for the Arkansas Alumni Association, accepted two awards at the Student Leader Awards Event in the Verizon Ballroom. The awards received, showcased the hard work and dedication of those involved with Student Alumni Board and the Student Alumni Association.
Brumfield, the outgoing SAB director of Homecoming, accepted the RSO Program of the Year Award, highlighting the 5Kans Razorback 5K event held during Homecoming 2012. The event brought in more than 11,000lbs of canned goods for the Full Circle Campus Food Pantry, all while educating participants about the need for helping the campus food pantry through donations and volunteer opportunities.
“We are so proud to be recognized as this year’s RSO Outstanding Service Project of the Year. This is an incredible accomplishment for our organization and shows the dedication our members have to service,” said Lamb.
As the evening continued, Lamb, outgoing SAB director of operations, accepted the RSO Outstanding Member of the Year Award, saying, “Through the Student Alumni Association I have had the honor and privilege to lead the largest registered student organization at the University of Arkansas.” “I am so thankful for the support and collaboration of my fellow SAB officers and advisors. The opportunities I have been afforded by this organization are invaluable.”