Fall 2008

November 2008 Winner: Ryan Cerone

The Recognizing Achievement in Leadership (RAIL) Committee would like to announce that Ryan Cerone '10 is the recipient of the November 2008 Outstanding Student Leader of the Month Award.

Ryan is the Vice President for Social Affairs and Voting Delegate and William & Mary Representative of Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity. As VP Social Affairs, Ryan plans social activities for the organization. Ryan also represents the William & Mary chapter in national voting on legislation, initiatives, and executive board members.  He is also working to bring a special Light the Night event to campus to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in memory of Jacob Nisbet '10. 

In the words of his nominator, William Huberdeau,, "I have never seen a fellow student so selflessly dedicated to his leadership positions.  His commitment is genuine and never self-serving.  He stands as an excellent example of outstanding character and integrity."

October 2008 Winners: Kate Lee and Geoff Abel

The Recognizing Achievement in Leadership (RAIL) Committee would like to announce that Kate Lee and Geoff Abel '09 are the recipients of the October 2008 Outstanding Student Leader of the Month Award.

Kate and Geoff serve as the VPs Programming for the Inter-Sorority Council and Council for Fraternity Affairs. Kate and Geoff created the first All-Greek Formal, the most well-attended event held by the councils in the past five years. They continually survey the Greek community and use the information to provide new and innovative programming.

Meg Shamburger, who nominated the pair, said, "What sets them apart in my mind is their continual dedication to challenging the status quo, to pushing the envelope, encouraging their fellow officers to think outside the box in regards to programming and changing their positions for the better."  

September 2008 Winner: Dan Siepmann

The Recognizing Achievement in Leadership (RAIL) Committee would like to announce that Dan Siepmann '09 is the recipient of the September 2008 Outstanding Student Leader of the Month Award.

Dan is the station manager of WCWM and facilities manager at Meridian Coffee House. Dan is responsible for the increased presence of WCWM on campus, and he is continuously looking for new ways to promote the station. In his role at Meridian, he was instrumental in many of the recent additions to the coffee house.

William Huberdeau, who nominated Dan, said "I have never seen a fellow stuent so selflessly dedicated to his leadership positions. His commitment is genuine and never self-serving. He stands as an excellent example of outstanding character and integrity."