2024-25 Outstanding Senior Award

2024-25 Outstanding Senior Award
2024-25 Outstanding Senior Award
2024-25 Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award Application

Applications must be completed by Tuesday, September 10, 2024 by 4:00 p.m. CST.


The Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award recognizes TU seniors who demonstrate exceptional achievement in both academic and service endeavors. The Jess Chouteau Outstanding Senior Award is bestowed upon no more than 10 seniors who will be graduating from TU in December 2024, May 2025 or Summer 2025.

Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, September 10, 2024 by 4:00 p.m. CST. Only those applications submitted via the application at TUAlumni.com will be reviewed by a panel of alumni judges. The preliminary review will result in total of 20 finalists for interviews. Interviewees will then be notified about scheduling interviews by Tuesday, September 24, 2024

Eligibility Requirements

  • Completion of 90 credit hours by end of the spring 2024 semester
  • At least 30 credit hours must be completed at TU
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at TU
  • Must be graduating from TU in December 2024 or May 2025 or Summer 2025
    (You may only apply once for this honor)

Preliminary Round
A panel of alumni judges will evaluate your application based on several criteria including but not limited to:

  • Academic achievement
  • Involvement in campus and off-campus activities
  • Diversity/balance of interests and activities
  • Leadership in field of study or within an organization
  • Goals upon graduation

Your preliminary score will be based SOLELY on your application and does not guarantee an interview. No outside influence, prior knowledge of candidates, or supplemental information will be used to determine your score. 20 finalists will be selected for interviews to be held Sunday, September 29, 2024. Scores will also be reset at this time. Finalists must be present for the interviews. In the event of a tie, those with the same score to rank 20 will be included.



















 













If you are selected for this honor, we would like to invite your family to TU Homecoming events at which you will be recognized. Please provide contact information for whom we should notify:



If you would like notification to be sent to more than one address, please email additional contact information to sara-lettkeman@utulsa.edu.
Applications must be submitted by Tuesday, September 10, 2024 by 4:00 p.m. CST. No late entries will be accepted.

Finalists
20 finalists will be selected for interviews to be held Sunday, September 29, 2024. Finalists must be present for the interviews. In the event of a tie, those with the same score to rank 20 will be included in the interview round. You will be scored based on your responses. Scores will be reset before the interview round. The 10 highest scores will be named Jess Chouteau Outstanding Seniors. In the event of a tie, those with the same score to rank 10 will be included. Dress for interviews is business attire. Interviews will last approximately 7 to 8 minutes. 

Following interviews, each candidate will be notified as soon as results are determined. Outstanding Seniors will be invited to attend many events during Homecoming weekend of October 24-27, 2024 and will be required to attend events the evenings of October 24 and 25, 2024 as well as halftime on October 26, 2024.

Please send any questions to Sara Lettkeman at sara-lettkeman@utulsa.edu or call 918-631-2560.