Leadership Awards


As Leadership Lafayette strives to fulfill its mission of preparing and nurturing individuals from diverse segments of the Greater Lafayette area to serve as effective volunteers and facilitative leaders who will strengthen our community, it is vital to recognize those who have achieved excellence in community service through significant and notable contributions for the betterment of their communities.

Please consider making a nomination in 2020 to help Leadership Lafayette recognize leaders who serve our community.


Distinguished Alumni Leadership Award

Criteria

The recipient of the award must be a graduate of Leadership Lafayette, currently residing in the Greater Lafayette area, who exemplifies the spirit and goals for civic involvement and servant leadership. Nominations may be made by Leadership Lafayette Alumni, and will be evaluated based on their post-graduation accomplishments in community service and leadership.

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Past Recipients

  • 2019 Sana Booker, Class 24
  • 2018 Tom Murtaugh, Class 20
  • 2017 Marianne Rose, Class 24
  • 2016 Monica Keyes, Class 20
  • 2015 JoAnn Brouillette, Class 10
  • 2014 Jo Wade, Class 4
  • 2013 Karen Hirsh-Cooper, Class 12
  • 2012 Steve Schreckengast, Class 9
  • 2011 John Willis, Class 1 & Joanne P Willis, Class 7
  • 2010 Lisa Decker, Class 16
  • 2009 Michelle Kreinbrook, Class 7 & Jeffrey Love, Class 24
  • 2008 Susan Snyder, DDS, Class 10
  • 2007 Bill Gettings, Class 10
  • 2006 Linda Rohrman, Class 6
  • 2005 Kathy Dale, Class 19
  • 2004 Jim MacDonald, Class 11
  • 2002 Lyn Doyle, Class 6
  • 2001 Bronwen Everton, Class 8
  • 2000 Lois Wark, Class 12
  • 1999 Douglas Gutridge, Class 3
  • 1998 Dr. Mary Fuqua, Class 7
  • 1997 Charlie Shook, Class 9

Robert L. Griffiths Leadership Award

Criteria

The recipient of the award must be a community member or business / organization located in the Greater Lafayette area, which has directly contributed to the success of Leadership Lafayette. Individuals are not required to be a graduate of Community Leadership Program. Nominations may be made by members of the Board of Directors and members of the Leadership Lafayette staff. The Board of Directors Executive Committee serve as the Selection Committee for the award.

Past Recipients

  • 2019 United Way of Greater Lafayette
  • 2018 Wabash National
  • 2017 Jeff Love, Class 24
  • 2016 Greater Lafayette Commerce
  • 2015 Linda Rohrman, Class 6
  • 2014 Lafayette Savings Bank
  • 2013 Gary Henriott
  • 2012 Reed & Company
  • 2011 State Farm
  • 2010 Eileen Steele
  • 2008 Ivy Tech Community College – Lafayette
  • 2007 St. Elizabeth Regional Health
  • 2006 Betty Nelson
  • 2005 Lilly Tippecanoe Laboratories
  • 2004 Jim Hanks
  • 2003 Carolyn Risk & Jim Risk, Kirby Risk Corporation
  • 2002 Bob Griffiths

Youth Leadership Award

Criteria

The Leadership Lafayette Youth Leadership Award was established in 2010 thanks to a generous donation from the McAllister Foundation. In an effort to provide recognition for emerging community leaders, the award is presented to a graduating senior from Tippecanoe County who has demonstrated exemplary community leadership throughout his/her high school career. The award is accompanied by a $500 cash prize.

Past Recipients

  • 2019 Audrey Eros, McCutcheon HS
  • 2018 Marcos Navarro-Garcia, McCutcheon HS
  • 2017 Karis Aucoin, Faith Christian HS
  • 2016 Claire Hazbun, West Lafayette HS
  • 2015 Austin White, Harrison HS
  • 2014 Madison Horn, Lafayette Jefferson HS
  • 2013 Jeffrey Chen, Harrison HS
  • 2012 Abigail Newton, Harrison HS
  • 2011 Colin Denhart, Lafayette Jefferson HS
  • 2010 Michael Schmierer, West Lafayette HS