#LeadOrange redefines the way that we perceive and celebrate America’s brightest leaders
at Oklahoma State University. Through storytelling, this campus-wide leadership initiative
will highlight students, faculty, and staff. These stories worth spreading will be
featured through a virtual leadership-centered campaign called the President’s Celebration
of Leadership. Through this campaign we will celebrate diverse and dynamic groups
of leaders on campus.
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!