Richard J. Wood Student Community Commitment Award

The Wood Student Community Commitment Award was created in 1996 in honor of Dr. Richard J. Wood who served as the founding chairperson of Indiana Campus Compact’s Board of Presidents from 1992 to 1996. This award continues Dr. Wood’s legacy as an advocate of students as stewards to the community, and recognize students at Indiana Campus Compact partner institutions who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to community engagement.

Past Richard J. Wood Award Winners

  • 1997 Colleen Frazier, Indiana University East
  • 1997 Fatima Hyder, Earlham College
  • 1998 Juanna Watson, IUPUI
  • 1999 Angela Anderson, University of Notre Dame
  • 1998 DJ Johnson, Indiana University Bloomington
  • 2000 Tammy Parker, Goshen College
  • 2000 Denise Smith, IUPUI
  • 2001 Nicole Hallett, DePauw University
  • 2002 Paul Graham, University of Notre Dame
  • 2003 Mary E. Murphy, University of Notre Dame
  • 2004 Nicholas Dimos, DePauw University
  • 2005 Huong Nguyen, Manchester College
  • 2006 Steven Cartwright, University of Notre Dame
  • 2007 Andrea Laidman, University of Notre Dame
  • 2008 Tim Polakowski, Manchester College
  • 2009 Matthew Morrow, IUPUI
  • 2010 Lexie Perreras, University of Notre Dame
  • 2011 Caitlin Ryan, Indiana University Bloomington
  • 2012 Erin Wright, University of Notre Dame
  • 2013 Jon Schommer, University of Notre Dame
  • 2014 Peter Woo, University of Notre Dame
  • 2015 Trinere Bacon, Indiana State University
  • 2016 Cogan Blackmon, Valparaiso University
  • 2017 Alexis Doyle, University of Notre Dame
  • 2018 Steven Jessen Howard, University of Notre Dame
  • 2019 Delaney Weiland, University of Notre Dame
  • 2020 Eric Mejia, IU East
  • 2021 Nathan Rowland Miller, Purdue University