Student Leadership Recognition Banquet
Last updated: November 20, 2013, 2013
The new date for the 29th Annual
To nominate your student organization for an award, please
follow the instructions on the
Student Organization Invitation Forms for individual students are due as soon as possible and no later than April 4, 2014. In order for students' names to appear in the program, names need to be submitted no later than this date.
Use the Additional Student Invitation Form to become a sponsor and/or invite additional students.
Invitations will be mailed out to students and parents as requested. Everyone invited should let us know no later than April 25, 2014 if they are going to attend.
If your organization would like to become a sponsor and make a donation, the following levels are available.
- $300 will permit 7 additional guests
Blue Level - $115 will permit 2 additional guests
Contact Information: Birte P. Selvaraj
Parents are very welcome to attend this special celebration but are asked to pay for their meal. Students should let us know if they would like their parents to be invited and a separate invitation detailing the costs will be sent to the parents.
The Student Leadership Recognition Banquet is an annual event that celebrates and recognizes the achievements of Western's student leaders through a festive banquet and awards ceremony attended by students, parents, faculty and staff alike.
The banquet was first held in 1985 and has grown in attendance and significance ever since. Held at first on campus and then at various locations in the Greater Danbury area, the last few years have seen it held consistently at the elegant Amber Room Colonnade in Danbury. In 2011 and 2013 the banquet was held at The Matrix Conference and Banquet Center in the old Union Carbide building in Danbury but will return to the Amber Room in 2014.
The event is held annually, usually in early May, and has grown from just a few to as many as 500 guests at one time. Every year student organizations are asked to name two members deserving of recognition who will be invited to the banquet along with the organization's advisor. Additional club members and parents may also be invited at cost and will be sent invitations upon request.
May 1, 2008
May 7, 2009
May 6, 2011
May 4, 2012
May 3, 2013
Programs from Previous Years
If you can no longer find your copy of the Student Leadership Recognition Banquet program, just click on the appropriate program below and print your own copy. These programs also provide insights how the banquet has changed over the years and what to expect if you'll be going for the first time. We hope to see you at next year's banquet!