Student Leadership Banquet 2017

The Student Leadership Banquet is an annual event focused on recognizing the success and accomplishments of student leaders on campus. This year's banquet will be held on Wednesday, April 5, at the L.V. Eberhard Center located on Grand Valley State University's Pew Campus from 6:00 P.M. to 8:30 P.M.

L.V. Eberhard Center, 2nd Floor
301 W. Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49504

RSVP for the leadership banquet

Registration closes Friday, March 24.

Award Information

There are multiple student leadership awards presented at the banquet. Any member of Grand Rapids Community College (student, faculty, staff or Board of Trustee member) can nominate a qualified current GRCC student for a student leadership award. There is also the Jerry Benham Award for Staff and Faculty which is awarded to any current GRCC staff or faculty member that has actively supported the leadership development of students.

Nomination forms need to be received by the Student Life Office no later than 5 p.m. Friday, February 10, for consideration. Nominators must complete a different form for each nominee and award. Criteria for the awards can be found under the downloads tab to the right.

After nominations have been received, nominees will be notified and be required to write a reflection paper indicating why they feel they are qualified for the award(s). The nominees will have from Saturday, February 11 - Sunday, February 26 to write the paper.

Please note: Only the nominees that follow through on the reflection paper will be considered for the awards. 

Questions or concerns can be directed to Kaylee Wolff at, call (616) 234-4160 or message her on OrgSync.