Welcome! The Clemson University Rising Star Award is an annual award given to a first or second year student who is currently involved in leadership or service activities at Clemson University and actively pursuing future leadership roles. The recipient of this award sets a strong example for other student leaders and motivates peers to make a positive impact on the Clemson community.
The Rising Star Award is administered by New Student and Family Programs in the Division of Student Affairs. The criteria used to select the award winner are stated below; note that the letter of recommendation is a requirement and must be received by the application deadline.
Award criteria are:
The winner will be recognized and honored with a plaque at the annual Student Awards Banquet in the spring.
2014: Darien Smith
2013: Ali Fehling
2012: No award presented
2011: Kody Frey
2010: Melanie Francis
2009: Ashley Lawhon
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