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Now Accepting Nominations for the Spring 2017 Outstanding MC Student Award

Submit Nomination

Click here. Multiple nominations permitted. 


Tuesday, February 28, 2017


Contact Renecia Griffie Davis, MC Student Development Counselor at  renecia.davis@kctcs.edu or (502) 213-4521.

Purpose of the Award

The Outstanding Metropolitan College Student Award is designed to annually recognize student workforce achievement and create an awareness of the accomplishments of Metropolitan College students and alumni. 

The Award and Its Presentation 

  • There will only be ONE award recipient chosen from JCTC and UofL annually during the spring semester. 
  • The award recipients will be recognized at their institution’s Annual Awards & Recognition Ceremony, which occurs during the spring semester in April each year. 
  • The award recipients will be presented with an engraved plaque (courtesy of Metropolitan College) and featured in a spotlight story on the Metropolitan College website.

Who May Nominate

Nominators must be:

  • A UPS employee that supervises or provides direct support to Metropolitan College students; 
  • A Metropolitan College/ULtra staff member; or
  • A JCTC or UofL faculty/staff member.

How to Nominate

  • Nominators must submit nominations using the online nomination form provided by Metropolitan College.
  • Nominators should be prepared to provide clear and concise statements regarding the nominee’s achievements.
  • Nominators will be permitted to nominate multiple students for the awards.
  • Nominators may re-nominate a student from previous award periods provided that the student was not declared an award winner and meets to eligibility criteria.


  • Nominees must be currently employed at UPS and be current a Metropolitan College participant.
  • Nominees must be enrolled for the current spring semester or have a graduation application on file with their school for the current spring semester.
  • Nominees must be considered in good standing with their school.
  • Nominees must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5/4.0 scale.
  • Nominees must have signed at least two consecutive Metropolitan College Student Agreements.

Criteria for Selection 

Nominees should exemplify the following characteristics:

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude towards the Metropolitan College program and UPS job responsibilities. 
  • Exhibit excellent communication skills and a willingness to share their Metropolitan College experience.
  • Show outstanding leadership and creativity, participated in co-curricular activities while participating in the Metropolitan College program, and/or succeeded amid significant challenges or adversity.
  • Display growth and/or progression with balancing work, academic, and personal life.
  • A strong commitment to his/her major or career field. 

Selection and Notification Process

The selection and notification process is typically completed by mid-March. All nominators will be notified of their nominee’s status. Recipients of the MC Student Award will be required to confirm their acceptance of the award (attendance at the awards ceremony is strongly encouraged, but optional). 

NOTE: There may be award periods were there are no qualified nominees from one or both schools.