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Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY)

Thank you for considering a nomination for
Student Employee of the Year!


Nominations for Student Employee of the Year 2019 are now open!

If you would like us to consider your student employee,
please complete and submit a nomination form.


To see last year’s competition winners, please see the Student Employee of the Year Awards page.

Previous SEOTY Award Winners:

2017 - Coffey McCurdy

2016 - Lorissa Soto

2015 - Jenn Radford

2014 - Jennifer Wright

2013 - Andrew Osegi

2012 - Kyle Colson

2011 - Julia Dow

2010 - Mark Burrow

2009 - Marcos Martinez

2008 - Allison Conrad

About the Program:

This recognition program was established for the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who embody service excellence, exceptional quality of work, professionalism, and initiative all while attending college. The recipient is recognized during April of each year. National Student Employment Week is April 15-19, 2019.

2018-2019 Timeline:

  • December 1, 2018- Nomination form opens
  • February 15, 2019- Nomination form closes
  • March 1, 2019- Winner of Student Employee of the Year for Texas State University is submitted to regional competition
  • Late March 2019- Regional winner is submitted to national competition
  • April 16, 2019- Student Employee of the Year Banquet- Texas State Student Employee of the Year is announced


In order to be eligible for consideration, the student employee must be:

  • Currently enrolled
  • An undergraduate or graduate employee (must be classified as student hourly)
  • Employed by the department for a minimum of 6 months part-time between June 2018 and May 2018 (anticipated)

Nomination Procedure:

  1. Nomination form opens and is dispersed on December 1, 2018.
  2. Departments may nominate multiple students, so long as each nominee represents an appropriate sub-area of that department. For questions about nominating multiple students, please reach out to before submitting your nomination form(s).
  3. Nomination forms are required for each nominee. Items such as student resumes and recommendation letters are optional. A maximum of two (2) recommendation letters may be submitted for each nominee.