May 2, 2002
The Student Government Association at the University of Louisiana at Monroe held its annual awards banquet May 1.
The new SGA officers for 2002-2003 were introduced. Serving will be Charlie Cheatham, president; Kayla Haltom, vice president; Jessica Holliday, secretary; and Jesse Hartle, treasurer. Outgoing 2001-2002 officers recognized were Michael Gray, president; Tim Bush, vice president; Jessica Holliday, secretary; and Sharonda Williams, treasurer.
Other awards presented were ULM Woman of the Year, Marsha Fannin; ULM Man of the Year, Nicholas Vadrine; ULM Organization of the Year, Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity; SGA Award of Excellence to an Outstanding Faculty or Staff, Dr. Mahmoud Saffari; Best New SGA Senators, Evan Earl, Jennifer Henry and Kina Reed; SGA Executive of the Year, Michael Gray.
SGA Golden Arrow Award recipients include Evan Earl, Kayla Haltom, Jesse Hartle, Antonio Johnson, Ivona Jukic and Kina Reed; SGA Veteran Award recipients are Tim Bush, Kayla Haltom and Jessica Holliday; Melvin Rambin Backbone Award, Michael Gray and Jesse Hartle; Nick Lassiter Outstanding Department Director, Larry Cook; and the Garland Shell Award to Outstanding Alumni, Chip Lyman.
Also recognized were SGA Department Directors Larry Cook, Research and Judicial Affairs; Charlie Cheatham, Campus Projects and Beautification; Karlous Thomas, Student Life and Academic Enhancement; and Laura Sloan, Promotions; and Outstanding SGA Department Members Jesse Hartle, Research and Judicial Affairs; Antonio Johnson, Campus Projects and Beautification; Kina Reed, Student Life and Academic Enhancement; and Jennifer Henry, Promotions.