The Mentor of the Year Award and the Mentee of the Year awards are designed to recognize one outstanding mentee, one outstanding faculty mentor, one staff mentor, and one student mentor for their participation and contributions to the program. All current mentors and mentees are eligible to be nominated. The Mentee and Mentor(s) of the Year recipients will be recognized at the end of year Student Success Banquet, hosted by the Retention Management & Planning office.
An ideal nominee should have demonstrated the following characteristics or qualities:
- Initiated and maintained contact
- Displayed genuine concern
- Maintained mentor/mentee relationship
- Exhibited reliability
- Went above and beyond general expectations
- Was a true asset not only to the mentor/mentee relationship, but also to the Texas State community at large
The Mentor(s) and Mentee of the Year recipients will be decided by a committee selected by the Bobcat Bond staff.
If you have any questions regarding the application process, contact the Bobcat Bond staff at email@example.com.
At the end of the year, the nomination period will open, at which point you can find a nomination form in this section of the website.
|Year||Mentor(s) of the Year||Mentee of the Year|
|2007-2008||Pat Pattison||Dawson Munoz|
|2008-2009||Veronica Juarez||Charles Ford|
|2009-2010||James Matthews (Faculty/Staff Mentor) & Robyn Ross (Student Mentor)||Martha Marie|
|2010-2011||Albert Cheng (Faculty/Staff Mentor) & Jasmine Clair (Student Mentor)||Tre'Nita Frazier|
|2011-2012||Keith Needham (Faculty/Staff Mentor) & Hillary-Kate Meyer (Student Mentor)||Kelsey Bass|
|2012-2013||Kay Lipton (Faculty/Staff Mentor) & Hillary-Kate Meye (Student Mentor)||Joe Cespedes|
|2013-2014||Keith Needham (Faculty Mentor), Clint-Michael Reneau (Staff Mentor) & Carlos Ruiz (Student Mentor)||Efrain Balderas|
|2014-2015||Eden Bunch (Faculty/Staff Mentor) & Alexa Cruz (Student Mentor)||Kimberely Hartfield|
|2015-2016||Gerardo Altamirano (Staff Mentor) & Katie Cole (Student Mentor)||Brittney Brewer|
|2016-2017||Kimberly Duncan Ashley (Staff Mentor), Keith Needham (Faculty Mentor) & Sean Hembrick (Graduate Student Mentor)||Abigail Dickerson|