Title

First Responder Award

This award is intended to be given to one Resident Assistant for their exemplary work in regards to operations in their area by noticing things that may need maintenance. They have also responded to crisis in their cluster, keeping resident's safety and needs at the heart of the crisis. This RA has handled difficult situations with poise and professionalism. They have worked diligently to uphold the safety and security of the community.

2019-2020 Winner - Molly Whitehead (East Tower)

First Responder Award

Molly has been an exemplary RA in this area. She is always clear and concise in any incidents that she has confronted. She ensures that students are well-informed. If she is unsure she asks questions of her supervisor. She is aware of policies and procedures and has no issue confronting student incidents. Molly also ensures that he residents are informed and advocates for them if they are not being heard around something as simple as a health & safety violation. Molly makes sure that all is clear for her so that she can deliver that to her residents. She has also helped to guide new RAs in bettering themselves while on duty. Molly takes the opportunity of being on duty to get to know new RAs when they are on together. Molly has shown an exemplary commitment to being on duty. 

Nominees: Marissa Proulx, Noah Weiss, Jess Scarano, and Julia Siegal

2019-2020 Winner - Kinza Cessay (BRT)

First Responder Award

Kinza was a new addition to the BRT team this past spring, although this did not slow them down from upholding the safety and security of the community. Kinza wrote extremely detailed duty logs and often noticed things that needed maintained. She also had creative ideas of how to make the residence hall more welcoming. Kinza in their time as an RA had a few incidents and handled each with poise and professionalism balancing the need for safety and keeping the relationship with the resident.  

Nominees: Marissa Proulx, Noah Weiss, Jess Scarano, and Julia Siegal