We are excited to introduce a new annual tradition the Peabody Georgie Awards! Reflecting on the great work of our student community, we saw this as a great way to close the year by recognizing those organizations, programs, and individuals that went above and beyond.
If you have questions about the award selection process or wish to be considered to sit on one of the selection committees, please email Chris Ambrose at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Civic Engagement: This award is given to an individual and/or student organization. The recipient should exemplify means to not only define, but implement what it means to be a civilian artist. Their work in the accessibility of the arts, efforts to define an artist’s role in society, and reminder of civic duty should be paramount.
Outstanding Student Leader: This award is given in recognition of individual students who outwardly unite, encourage, and advocate (for) their fellow colleagues. These individuals go above and beyond to champion for a unified, exemplary student experience academically, socially, and personally. The recipient of this award is one who encompasses all the qualities needed to be an outstanding and honest paladin, sure to contribute to the betterment of Peabody, Johns Hopkins (as a whole), and beyond.
Community Connectivity: This award is given to an individual and/or student organization. The recipient of the award shall be one whose efforts are clearly set to strengthen community bonds within the Peabody community, and Hopkins network at large. Their work may be seen in an effort to create and maintain equitable representation, engagement, and recognition throughout all aspects of the student experience.
Champion of Multiculturalism: This award is given to an individual who celebrates and works to promote multicultural understanding and harmony in the arts through advocacy and/or educational events. They have a high level of respect for all facets of multiculturalism.
Mental Health Ally: This award is given to an individual and/or student organization that works intentionally to raise awareness concerning the importance of mental health, eliminates stigmas surrounding mental illness, and encourages fellow peers to seek resources.
Emerging Student Organization of the Year: This award recognizes an active student organization, of two years or less, that has shown admirable dedication to the Peabody community. They have demonstrated outstanding leadership, organization, made an effort to recruit new members, and show potential to stay active for many years.
Peabody CARES Award: This award recognizes students, faculty and staff. The recipients of this award are individuals who go out of their way to create positive, and meaningful experiences for those around them on campus. These individuals are caring, and honest in their intention to be so. These individuals help to create a memorable Peabody experience.
Outstanding Student Organization of the Year: This award recognizes the group that has a positive influence on the student body, and makes an outstanding contribution to the Peabody community. The organization has gone above and beyond to reach new students, program events, and make campus a better place.
Peabody Rising Star: This award recognizes a first or second-year student (undergraduate and/or graduate student) who has exemplified extraordinary character and initiative in the Peabody community.
Student Program of the Year: This award is given in recognition of the student organized and led program of the year. The program awarded exemplifies what fully inclusive and accessible programming should look like on campus.
Dean’s Award for Leadership: This award is given to a deserving student who truly exemplifies what it means to lead. The recipient of this award is someone who is mindful, diligent, inclusive, action-oriented, strategic and operates with integrity at all times. The recipient is someone whom the Dean recognizes as having the true potential to positively impact the performing arts industry in their future career.