#LeadOrange redefines the way that we perceive and celebrate America’s brightest leaders
at Oklahoma State University. Through storytelling, this campus-wide initiative highlights
students, faculty, and staff and celebrates diverse and dynamic groups of leaders
on campus. These are stories worth spreading and will be featured through social media,
as well as at the annual President’s Celebration of Leadership.
If you know of an individual, or group of individuals, exhibiting remarkable leadership
efforts on campus, please nominate them below so we can share their story.
Leadership Highlights & Awards
Leading Through a Global Crisis Award: University Health Services
Consciousness of Self Leadership Award: Déjà Clement
Commitment in Leadership Award: Colin Carmichael
Congruence in Leadership Award: AJ Johnsen
Collaboration in Leadership Award: Tashia Cheves
Common Purpose in Leadership Award: Michele Criss
Controversy with Courage in Leadership Award: TJ Sanders
Citizenship in Leadership Award: Seraiah Coe
Overall Lead Orange Student Award Winner: Reem Mansy In recognition for creating positive social change through leadership.
Overall Faculty/Staff Award Winner: Dr. Lex Smith Washington The Leader of the Year award is in recognition of faculty or staff creating positive
social change through leadership.
Overall Leadership Award Winner: President Burns Hargis & First Cowgirl Ann Hargis They earned America’s Brightest Orange Lifetime Leadership Award for their efforts
in creating a culture of innovation, collaboration, wellness, mutual respect and success.
Nominate an outstanding individual who leads orange!