Jerry Benham Award

To honor an employee who has demonstrated outstanding involvement in student activities on campus.

Any current GRCC employee

Method of Recognition:

  • Award presented at the annual Student Leadership Program in March of each year
  • Personalized plaque
  • $100
  • Name and picture published in GRCC TODAY

The nominee:

  • actively supports students
  • acts as a mentor and role model for leadership development
  • gives time and human resources selflessly
  • is an advocate for students
  • projects a positive attitude and image towards students and other GRCC community members
  • develops and encourages students' thoughts and ideas
  • is not involved in student activities as part of his or her job
  • has not received the award in consecutive years

Nomination process:
Any member of GRCC (student, faculty, staff, or Board of Trustee member) can nominate a qualified current staff or faculty member for this award. Nomination forms are available from  Students Life. Nominations are due into the Student Life by mid-February.

Selection process:
The Director of Student Activities solicits members of the selection committee from GRCC students, faculty and staff to review nominations and select a recipient.

Student Life, Student Community Center