The award was established in Susan Scott's name to recognize and celebrate her work as the Founding Director of the Mary Lynn and Warren Staley School of Leadership Studies.
Award recipients exemplify the following four qualities:
- Demonstrates leadership focused on bringing progressive change to communities.
- Personifies compassion for their community and commitment to improving the everyday lives of those around them.
- Rises above and beyond the realm of community and commitment to improving the everyday lives of those around them.
- Inspires others to carry out their call to action; their efforts pave the way for that action to transpire.
2014 Recipient: Olivia P. Collins, PH. D. & Nancy F. Bolsen, PH. D.
Pictured from left to right: Marcia Hornung, Coordinator of Partnerships, Nancy Bolsen, award winner, Olivia Collins, award winner, Mary Tolar, Director
2013- Sue C. Maes
2012 - Richard Pitts
2011 - Dr. Tom Hawk
2010 - Linda Teener
2009 - Susan Allen