Homecoming 2009

The Reuben Klumb Award for Outstanding Seniors

The Klumb Awards are given in recognition of Dr. Reuben Klumb in honor of his more than 25 years of dedicated work with Homecoming.  Each year these awards are given to an outstanding senior female and senior male.  The 2009 Senior Award recipients will be chosen among candidates with senior standing and a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher.  Candidates may only apply once and must be graduating within the 2009-10 academic year.

A panel of judges will be selected by the Homecoming Steering Committee and the Senior Awards Coordinator.  They will conduct interviews on Sunday, October 11th in Room 260 of the University Center.

Entrants will be judged on personality, extra-curricular activities, promotion of school spirit and achievements. 

Entrants are required to submit two letters of recommendation from UW-Whitewater faculty, administrators or university personnel/staff.  Recommendation letters MUST be received by 4pm on Friday, OCTOBER 9, at Career & Leadership Development, UC 146.

There will be a brief OPTIONAL informational meeting for all candidates on Wednesday, September 30 at 9:15pm in UC 261.

The winners will be announced at the Variety Show on Wednesday, October 21.  Recipients will receive a plaque, a corsage, an honorarium, and will appear in the Homecoming Parade. They will be recognized at the October 24th football game, and, if possible, also in the commencement program.

Student will be evaluated based on four areas:

  1. Demonstrated leadership & scholarship
  2. Campus Involvement
  3. Promotion of school spirit
  4. Extra-curricular activities

Completed application,  resume and 2 letters of recommendation must be returned to the Career & Leadership Development, (University Center Room 146), no later than 4:00 pm, Friday October 9. 

At that time, students must also sign up for an interview timeslot.

Any questions regarding the Klumb Award may be directed to Betsy Beck, Senior Awards Coordinator, by leaving a message at the Career & Leadership Development, 262-472-1471.

All eligible UW-W students are encouraged to apply.
No organization affiliation is necessary.