Student Life Announces Student Organization Award Winners
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Student Life Announces Student Organization Award Winners

The office of Student Life is pleased to present the winners of its 2019-2020 Student Organization Award

The Parkland College Office of Student Life recently announced its Student Organization Award and Scholarship winners for 2019-2020. These annual awards recognize the contributions that student organizations and their campus leaders make to the Parkland College community. This year, more than ever, student organizations played a key role in creating supportive communities where students could learn and grow.

Award winners were:

  • Officer of the Year: Stivenson Jean-Baptiste, Urbana

  • Member of the Year: Mohamed Belakhoua, Champaign

  • Academic/Pre-Professional Organization of the Year: Alpha Phi Omega

Student Organization Scholarship winners were:

  • Lindsay Cox, Homer

  • Silvia Sanchez Torralba, Champaign

Student Life also recognized the creative programs Parkland student organizations hosted throughout this unprecedented academic year and introduced new student clubs to campus. Programs included:

  • Pennies for Pumpkins

  • Annual Flu Clinic, assisted by Student Nurses at Parkland (SNAP)

  • Parkland Pride Student Panel and Drag Show

  • Club Latino Student Panel and Middle School Outreach

  • Issues Effecting Veterans Discussion, Student Veterans at Parkland (SVAP)

  • Dental Health Clinics by Student American Dental Hygienists Association (SADHA) 

  • Parkland Science Club Speakers Series

  • International Student Association Fashion Show

  • Japanese Culture Club Traditional Clothing Demonstration

  • Sustainability Club Campus Action

New student organizations included the Queens Club, American Sign Language Club, the Ag Club, the Hospitality Club, Elevate, Catholics at Parkland, and the Sustainability Club.

For more information about Parkland College student clubs and organizations, please contact Activities Program Manager Josh Clark at

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