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TCU to name annual recipient of Outstanding Senior award during homecoming weekend

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TCU celebrates 150 years as an institution. (Credit: Thai Pham)

During the homecoming football game each year, Chancellor Victor Boschini crowns a new Outstanding Senior based on student votes. It is a tradition created to honor a senior who has given their time and effort to the TCU community. 

Ethan Ridenour with Chancellor Victor Boschini as he is announced outstanding senior last homecoming. (Credit: Ethan Ridenour/ TCU 360)

Kelly Lee, Assistant Director of Student Activities, said that seniors are nominated based on an internal process with organizations they are involved in on campus. Seniors who are nominated are invited to formally apply. 

Along with the title recognizing some of the amazing seniors at TCU, “[this] provides them an opportunity to represent their organization during homecoming,” Lee said.

This tradition acknowledges the work nominees put into their respective organizations and offers a way for members to give their thanks.

“Every year, I am constantly impressed by the level of involvement and dedication these students have in making TCU great and the legacy they are leaving on this campus,” Lee said.

The title of Outstanding Senior represents TCU in a way that showcases the seniors and the impact they had on campus.

“They come from all different organizations and it just shows that leaders can be found all over our campus,” Lee said. 

TCU’s 2022 outstanding seniors with Chancellor Boschini at last year’s homecoming game. (Credit: Marina Magnant & Jillian Miller)

The multitude of organizations on campus create opportunities for all students to shine in areas they are passionate about.

This is what Outstanding Senior means to the TCU community. 

Students can embody the qualities of the nominees by “[looking] at those who are nominated and what they represent and strive to make that impact on your organizations and the campus. Strive to make TCU a better place than when you started here,” Lee said.

This year’s winner will be crowned when TCU football plays BYU at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday at the Amon G. Carter Stadium.

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