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Oliver S. Ikenberry Award

Dr. Oliver S. Ikenberry served as President of Shepherd College for 21 years, from 1947-1968. These were years of expansion for all American higher education and important formative years for Shepherd College as well. President and Mrs. Ikenberry were actively engaged with students, faculty, staff, and alumni and intimately involved with the community of Shepherdstown. This award is designated for one male and one female for exemplary human service to Shepherd University as evidenced by campus leadership, community service, and overall achievement.

Congratulations to the 2022 winners Alyssa Nazarok and Christopher Silka!

Alyssa Nazarok was nominated by her coach, Sam Greene, and the Vice President for Athletics, Chauncey Winbush. Click on the button below to hear from both nominators and why Aly was deserving of this award.

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Christopher Silka was nominated by his peer, Logan King. Click the button below to hear from Logan and why Christopher was deserving of this award.

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2022 Eligible Nominees

Kayla Blake nominated by Naim Muhammad
Elana Gutmann nominated by Aly Nazarok and Conner McManus
TaRaessha Henderson nominated by Jenna Eckleberry
Sidney Kelly nominated by Jenny Miller
Jenna Marple nominated by Dr. Cindy Vance
Kitanna Rakestraw nominated by Wendy Baraka
Olamide Adegbamigbe nominated by Siriki Diabate and Dr. Courtney Campany
Conner McManus nominated by Elana Gutmann

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