UW Mortar Board Selects Winners | New
May 10, 2021
The University of Wyoming’s principal honorary society, Mortar Board, recently selected this year’s recipients for their exceptional guidance, service and dedication.
Christine Wade is the recipient of the Outstanding Advisor Award. Wade is an associate professor and head of the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences at the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. She is also an advisor to the UW section of Mortar Board.
The Outstanding Advisor Award recognizes a member of the academic community who has provided outstanding academic, professional and personal advice. Students are encouraged to nominate individuals who competently and consistently provide academic as well as career advice, and who build personal relationships with their students.
“Dr. Wade has done a fantastic job with Mortar Board this year, and I think we all appreciate his work and his efforts, ”says Christian Moncrief, a double major in Environment and Natural Resources and Psychology from Cheyenne.
“Dr. Wade’s dedication to students, both inside and outside the Mortar Board, shows her true passion for what she does, ”says candidate Hailey Moss, major in Recreation and Tourism Management Douglas Outdoor.
Kent Noble is the recipient of the award for outstanding service and dedication. Noble holds the Bill Daniels Chair in Business Ethics at the College of Business.
The Outstanding Service and Dedication Award recognizes a member of the university community who has demonstrated exceptional dedication to students and service to the university for a number of years.
“Everything Dr. Noble does at UW is fueled by his desire to improve the university and the students,” says Kerry Adams, board member for Mortar, marketing specialist from Castle Pines, Colorado. “He’s dedicated himself to leading an ethical life and teaching others how to lead one as well. UW really wouldn’t be the same without Kent Noble.
Mortar Board is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their outstanding achievement in scholarship, leadership and service. It provides opportunities for continuous leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities, and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community.
Mortar Board’s UW Cap and Gown Section was established in 1933. UW Section members participate in many projects and activities throughout the year, both on the UW campus and in the community of Laramie.