The Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction (LEAD) honor WSU student leaders and those who have mentored and supported the efforts of these students as they work toward leadership and social change.

The President’s Awards honor those who advance leadership and engagement at WSU and beyond. Recipients of this award demonstrate exceptional leadership and service to students, WSU and our community.

Nominations are accepted in these categories: student, student organizations, faculty and staff, and community organizations.

Student nominations are open until Monday, Feb. 18, while all others close on Friday, March 8. Nominations will be accepted from all WSU campuses and can be submitted at