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Service and Leadership Awards

Service and Leadership Awards take place at Honors Night each May to recognize the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding students who have distinguished themselves as leaders within student organizations, clubs, and other co-curricular programs.


Applications for the 2020-2021 Academic Year will open in December 2020.


To qualify for a Service & Leadership Award, you must meet all of the following minimum requirements:

  • Be enrolled in a minimum of 5 units in either the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semester at Orange Coast College (OCC).
  • Hold a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher at OCC (please note that leadership awards require a higher GPA; see next page for additional details).
  • Be in good standing with the OCC Dean of Students Office.
  • Have paid the OCC College Service Charge for the semester(s) in which you are/were enrolled.
  • Provided service and/or leadership at OCC for a minimum of 20 hours during 2018-2019 academic year.

Levels and Criteria


Minimum Qualifications for all Awards

  • 2.0 grade point average at OCC
  • Enrolled in 5 units in either fall or spring semester at OCC
  • Be in good standing with the OCC Dean of Students Office
  • Paid the OCC College Service Charge

 

Service Awards

Silver Certificate for ServiceGold Certificate for Service
  • 20-69 hours of voluntary service to OCC
  • 70 or more hours of voluntary service to OCC

                                                                          

Leadership Awards

Student Leader Award

  • Minimum of 70 hours of voluntary service to OCC
  • 2.5 minimum grade point average at OCC
  • Meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • Organized an event, campaign, or activity
    • Taken a leadership role as documented and defined by the advisor

 

Robert B. Moore Outstanding Student Leader Award

  • Minimum of 150 hours of voluntary service to OCC
  • 3.0 minimum grade point average at OCC
  • Made a major contribution to OCC that affects large numbers of students or made a long-term change
  • Submitted documentation of participation in at least two programs at OCC (i.e. advisor's letter, club/program records)
  • Benefited current and future OCC students

 

Robert B. Moore Repeat Recipient (in addition to the above criteria)

  • 3.25 minimum grade point average at OCC

 

Joseph R. Kroll Student Leader of the Year Award and Scholarship

  • Qualify for a Robert B. Moore Outstanding Student Leader Award
  • 3.5 minimum grade point average at OCC
  • Submitted documentation of leadership role in at least two programs at OCC (i.e. advisor's letter, club/program records)
  • Additional consideration will be given if you meet at least one of the following criteria:
    • Been involved in several programs
    • Shown ongoing commitment through prior involvement
    • Exhibited evidence of academic excellence

 

Joseph R. Kroll Repeat Recipient (in addition to the above criteria)

  • Provide significant leadership role in at least one program that is different from the year for which you previously received the Joseph R. Kroll Student Leader of the Year Award



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Contact the Student Life & Leadership Department at 714-432-5730 or asocc@occ.cccd.edu