WSASEA Student Employee of the Year is selected by the Executive Board each year. Administrators or supervisors at member institutions can nominate outstanding student employees from their campus. The winner is invited to accept their award in person and receives a $100 cash prize and a congratulatory letter from the WSASEA President, and is invited to enjoy lunch with WSASEA members. The first runner-up will receive a congratulatory letter and a $50 cash prize.
Washington State Student Employment Week, Each year WSASEA requests and distributes the Governor's Proclamation of April as "Student Employment Month" in Washington state to WSASEA members. Print the proclamation and proudly display it at your school to honor your wonderful student employees! Let them know their Governor and their state citizens appreciate their contributions.
National Student Employment Week, held the second full week (Sunday through Saturday) in April each year, recognizes the contributions of student employees to the communities and institutions in which they work. WSASEA has developed some great recognition ideas to use in your campus celebration.
WSASEA Betty Gebhardt Distinguished Service Award selected periodically from current members by the WSASEA Executive Board, with the presentation of the award occurring at the WSASEA Conference. Betty Gebhardt served as an administrator at the Higher Education Coordinating Board for many years, and was a supportive, informative, and integral part of WSASEA until her retirement in 2008. Betty contributed so much to this organization over the years. This award was created in 2008 to honor her and her outstanding service to the students, administrators, and citizens of Washington state.
At the 2013 Spring Conference, WSASEA awarded Gayle Dorhman of CWU with the Betty Gebhardt service award in recognition of her dedication, service, and committment to WSASEA and student success.
WSASEA Student Recognition Ideas page has lots of creative ideas to celebrate and honor your outstanding student employees! Visit this page and come away with all kinds of new ways to say "Thank you" to your students!