Nominations Now Open for Class of 2019 Seniors of Significance

Arkansas Alumni Association

The nomination period for the Class of 2019 Seniors of Significance is now open. The Arkansas Alumni Association has recognized outstanding achievements of the senior class for over 50 years, and we look forward to honoring the newest class of exceptional students.

In honor of the university's founding date of 1871, 71 outstanding graduating students will be selected as Seniors of Significance. Nominations are being accepted from faculty, staff, and students. Nominees should be seniors who are graduating in December 2018, May 2019 or August 2019. Students will be judged based on academic excellence, demonstrated leadership, and significant campus or community involvement. Submit nominations online by Sept. 14, 2018.

Seniors must complete an application for award consideration. Applications will be available Aug. 15, 2018. Complete applications should be at submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST, Sept. 30, 2018.

The selected students will be recognized at a ceremony and reception Nov. 30, 2018, and will receive a gold cord to wear at graduation. Additionally, they will be featured in the spring edition of Arkansas, the magazine exclusive to Alumni Association members, as well as in the 2019 Razorback yearbook. Finally, only these 71 seniors will be allowed to further apply for the final prestigious awards — the Razorback Classics and Senior Honor Citations — during the spring semester.


Mercedes B. Gazaway, assistant director of student programs
Alumni Association

Catherine Baltz, assistant director of communications
Arkansas Alumni Association


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