PULLMAN, Wash.– Washington State University organizations, students, faculty and staff were honored for their participation and successes during Cougar Pride Days 2002, in an April 5 awards ceremony.

A campus beautification and clean-up event, held March 28-April 5, Cougar Pride Days will become an annual event, university officials said.

Award winners:

OVERALL

Down & Dirty: Taking on the most challenging work site — Student Affairs.

Golden Shovel: Planting the most floras — Murrow Communications Center.

Heavy Duty: Using the largest piece of equipment — Capital Planning & Development.

Take a Shower: Getting the dirtiest — Power Plant.

Sunrise-Sunset: Most improved work site — Recycling/Material Resource Management.

STUDENT GROUPS

Clean Sweep: Best clean up job — Adopt-A-Block.

Full Bloom: Largest percentage of members participating — Psi Chi.

Butch’s Choice: Most spirited and enthusiastic — Human Development, Family & Consumer Sciences Club.

“Living’ it up” in Pullman: Best emulating characteristics of enthusiasm, commitment and pride in the Cougar Spirit — McEachern Center.

College Hill “Life on the Edge” Award: Fraternity/sorority best emulating characteristics of enthusiasm, commitment and pride in the Cougar Spirit — Greeks.

Bread Line: Largest turnout of students and faculty — Cougar Athletic Teams.

Club Sandwich: Emulating characteristics of enthusiasm, commitment and pride in the Cougar Spirit — Honors Student Advisory Council.

BUILDING GROUPS

Bread Line: Largest turnout — Cougar Athletics.

Butch’s Choice: Most spirited and enthusiastic — French Administration and Lighty Student Services buildings.

Green Thumb: Most dedicated and helpful faculty adviser working with students in support of Cougar Pride Days — Libby Walker.

Campus Day-Faculty: Based on the historical Campus Day, presented to the faculty member showing commitment to excellence in the tradition of Washington State University — William Lipe.

Campus Day-Staff: Based on the historical Campus Day, presented to the staff member showing commitment to excellence in the tradition of Washington State University. — Lori Selby.

Cougar Pride Days WSU President’s Awards:
Presented to the organization, within each category, best representing commitment to the beauty of WSU’s campus, pride in work, and attention to detail.

Residence Hall: Community Hall.

Clubs: Agriculture & Home Economics Student Senate.

Building Group: College of Veterinary Medicine.

Cougar Pride Days organizers indicated several thousand university students, faculty and staff members participated in the event which included:

–approximately 330-yards of bark being spread.

–sixty trees being planted, including 50 cherry trees on Arboretum, Lewis Alumni Centre and French Administration Building grounds.

–fifty-one flats of flowers being planted.