Student of the Year

We are excited to announce the Davis Tech Student of the Year contest!

  • First place winner: $1,000 cash prize, a $1,500 Davis Tech Scholarship
  • Second place winner: $750 scholarship and a $250 Davis Tech Bookstore gift card
  • Third place winner: $500 scholarship and a $100 Davis Tech Bookstore gift card
  • Fourth & fifth place winner: $50 Davis Tech Bookstore gift card

To apply, complete the application, share your story (in a two-page essay or five-minute video), and attach a 5 x 7 picture. Your story should explain why you enrolled at the Davis Tech, how technical education will improve your life, and why you should be selected as the Davis Tech Student of the Year.

Students of the Month, Student Ambassadors, and National Technical Honor Society, SkillsUSA, and HOSA members are encouraged to apply.

You must be a current student or 2017 Davis Tech graduate to apply. You can also be enrolled concurrently as a high school student.


Eligibility
Students must have been in a program for at least three months before they apply.
Students who are Ambassadors, National Technical Honor Society members, and regional, state, or national SkillsUSA or HOSA medalists are encouraged to apply.
Students must fill out an official application form and include the Instructor’s Endorsement Form (last page of the application).
Students must be in good standing with the college
Application Process
Students may apply or be nominated between October 6 and October 30, 2017.
Students must have been enrolled in a program for at least three months before they apply.
Students must be 18 years of age or older to apply
Students must submit an official application form.
Instructor endorcement form must also be submitted.
Students must include a two-page essay (pdf) or submit a five-minute video (max 1GB) on the subject: "Why I enrolled at Davis Technical College, how technical education will improve my life, and why I should be selected as the Davis Tech Student of the Year" .
Students must include a 5x7 photo of yourself
Applicants must sign an agreement that will outline their duties as the campus Student of the Year if selected.
Screening Process
The screening committee will consist of three to five members.
Committee members may come from campus personnel or local community leaders
The committee will interview students based on criteria, then rate and identify the top 5 finalists.
The five finalists will be notified of their selection by email and/or letter. The five finalists will prepare to meet with the selection committee.
Selection Process
The selection committee will consist of three to five members from the board of directors, campus administration, and a marketing representative.
Each finalist will prepare a five minute speech about their experience as a Davis Technical College student
The committee will review nomination forms, interview finalists, and select the college’s Student of the Year.
Selection Schedule
October 6 - October 30: Applications Accepted
Nov 10-14: Application screening and finalists selected
Nov 11-30: Finalists interviewed
Dec. 8: Winner announced