Now Accepting Nominations: 2024 Outstanding MC Student Award!

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Submission Deadline

Nominations accepted through March 8th at 1:00 PM EST. Only nominations received by the deadline will be considered.

About the Award

The Metropolitan College Outstanding Student Award was established in 2013 and recognizes the workforce achievements of student participants attending Jefferson Community and Technical College (JCTC) and the University of Louisville (UofL) working third shift at UPS who demonstrate outstanding leadership, work-life balance, and academic success.

Award Criteria

Award recipients should exemplify the following criteria:

  • Demonstrate commitment to academic success, career goals, and work-life balance.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude towards the Metropolitan College program and serve as a role model at UPS.
  • Demonstrate involvement in experiential learning opportunities including but not limited to employment, co-curricular activities, co-ops, internships, volunteer work, service learning projects, etc.

Student Eligibility

  • Must be currently employed at UPS and working in an eligible MC work area.
  • Must be enrolled in the current spring semester.
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5/4.0 scale.
  • Must have participated in the Metropolitan College program for at least two semesters.
  • Must agree to have name and photo published to the Metropolitan College website and participate in spotlight feature for marketing and promotional purposes.

Nominator Guidelines

  • Self-nominations are accepted.
  • Nominators may submit multiple nominations.
  • Nominations will be accepted from individuals that have direct knowledge of the nominee’s qualifications and achievements, including but not limited to, faculty, staff, supervisors, family, friends, classmates, etc.
  • Nominators may nominate someone from previous award periods provided nominee was not selected as an award recipient.

Announcement of Awards

The Awards Selection Committee will review nominees and, based on the award’s criteria, vote to select the recipients of the award. All nominees will receive an e-mail notification detailing the name and email address of the person(s) who nominated them for the award.

Awards Ceremony & Recognition

  • Nominees: A full list of the nominee names will be published to the Metropolitan College website later in May.
  • Winners: Winners will be featured on the MC website and receive an award plaque. More details to come on the awards ceremony.

Previous Award Winners & Nominees

Previous Award Winners & Nominees 2023


Contact Department Coordinator II, Samantha Brown, or for further assistance!