Parent of the Year

2015 Texas Tech Parent of the Year Award

Criteria and Guidelines

1. The Texas Tech Parent of the Year Award seeks to recognize parent(s)/guardian(s)/grandparent(s) who have made a significant impact and contribution to the life of a Texas Tech student. By supporting you, they are in turn supporting Texas Tech University.

2. In essay form, please tell us why your parent(s)/guardian(s)/grandparent(s) should be the 2015 Texas Tech Parent of the Year. Please limit all responses to 1 1/2 page, 12 point font, double spaced.

3. To nominate your parent(s)/guardian(s)/grandparent(s) for the 2015 Texas Tech Parent of the Year award, submit a completed nomination form and essay by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 14th, 2015.

4. All essays and entries will be judged in strict confidentiality by the 2015 Texas Tech Parent of the Year Award Selection Committee. Your name and information sheet will be removed from your entry to ensure an unbiased decision. Submissions will be judged on ability to convey the merit of your parent(s)/guardian(s/)/grandparent(s) outstanding involvement in your life, originality and creatvity, inspiration, and effectiveness and clearness. We know that every submission is worthy of this award!

Eligibility

1. All Texas Tech Undergraduate, Graduate, and Health Sciences Center students are eligible to nominate their parent(s)/guardian(s)/grandparent(s) for this award.

2. The Parent of the Year Award does not discriminate against non-traditional households. If you were raised by someone other than your birth mother or father, please take the time to nominate that special individual. You may nominate both of your parents or caregivers for the award.

3. The winning parent(s)/guardian(s)/grandparent(s) will receive a commemorative plaque presented by nominee during the Family Weekend Texas Tech football pre-game ceremony on Saturday, September 26th.

Submit your Nomination

To nominate your parent(s)/guardian(s)/grandparent(s) for the 2015 Texas Tech Parent of the Year Award, submit completed nomination form and essay by 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 14th, 2015.

Click HERE to complete nomination form and submit essay

Deadline to submit nominations is Monday, September 14th by 12:00 PM

Questions

For more information or questions, contact Pamela Carrizales at pamela.carrizales@ttu.edu or 806-742-3630.

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