This award is given to a student who is chosen from an outstanding
group of nominees that have provided leadership in their activities
while a student at Michigan Tech.
Over the past three and one-half years, Adam has been actively
leading in both the academic and co-curricular arenas, with experiences
such as the Geology Club, Inter Residence Hall Council, Wadsworth
Hall Student Association, First Year Experience House, and serving
as a Teaching Assistant for several courses.
In the Geological and Mining Engineering and Sciences Department,
he is an executive member of the Geology Club and a Teaching Assistant.
In IRHC, he served as the residence halls National Communications
Coordinator (NCC) where he organized a delegation of MTU students
to attend a regional hall council conference and presented a session
for the delegates. He also helped to expand IRHC programming by
being a co-founder of the annual Trivial Pursuit Tournament, Fall
Frisbockey league, and the Broomball Hot Cocoa Shack.
Adam served as Wadsworth Hall Student Association President during
his sophomore year.
He feels the largest impact he has made on campus has come through
his four years of dedication to the First Year Experience (FYE)
program, where he has been a hall member, the house president, a
peer mentor and the program coordinator. He has worked at making
FYE an exceptional program by continuing the hall’s traditions,
while introducing new programs and a sense of belonging to everyone
in the community.
In conclusion, he says “ I am privileged to have had such
unique opportunities to grow in my own leadership abilities at Michigan
Tech. I hope that my efforts to pass on my knowledge, ideas, and
enthusiasm will result in stronger leaders for Michigan Tech’s