Past Winners

2018 Awardees

Tim Flynn, UAA

Sam Gingerich, Tim Flynn, Jim Johnsen

Wanda Wahl, UAF

Jim Johnsen, Wanda Wahl, Dan White

Shayla Sulser, UAS

Jim Johnsen, Shayla Sulser, Rick Caulfield

2017 Awardees

Wayne "Woody" Woodgate, UAA-Prince William Sound College

Woody Woodgate and President Johnsen

Virginia "Ginny" Redmond, UAF

President Johnsen, Ginny Redmond, and Chancellor Thomas

Auguste Stiehr, UAS

President Johnsen, Auguste Stiehr, and Chancellor Caulfield

Josh Watts, SW

President Johnsen, Josh Watts, and CITO Kowalski

2016 Awardees

Ryan J. Hill, UAA

President Johnsen, Ryan J. Hill, and Chancellor Case

Carolyn Pennington-Chapin, UAF

President Johnsen, Carolyn Pennington-Chapin, and Chancellor Powers

Brenda Hurley, UAS

President Johnsen, Brenda Hurley, and Chancellor Caulfield

Buffy Kuiper, SW

Buffy Kuiper and President Johnsen 

2015 Awardees

Lydia Anderson, UAF

Chancellor Rogers, Lydia Anderson, President Gamble

Sheila Randazzo, UAA

President Gamble, Sheila Randazzo, Chancellor Case

Margie Thomson, UAS

Chancellor Caulfield, Margie Thomson, President Gamble

Joseph Altman, SW

President Gamble, Joseph Altman, VPAA Dan White

2014 Awardees

Chris Volk, UAA

Chancellor Case, Chris Volk

Leah Aronow-Brown, UAF

Leah Aronow-Brown, Chancellor Rogers

Elizabeth Spence, UAS

Chancellor Pugh, Elizabeth Spence, and Provost Caulfield

Dory Straight, SW

Dory and President Pat Gamble

2013 Awardees

Gabrielle Hazelton, UAF

Chancellor Rogers, Gabrielle Hazelton, President Gamble

Abby Kosmos, UAS

Chancellor Pugh, Abby Kosmos, President Gamble

Zlata Lokteva, UAA

Chancellor Case, Zlata Lokteva, President Gamble

Mike O'Brien, SW

Mike and President Pat Gamble

2012 Awardees

The 2012 recipients of the Staff Make Students Count award:
Marsha Squires, Joe Hayes, Kathy Smith and Kate Wattum

2011 Awardees

Pictured from left are: UA President Patrick Gamble;
Jerry Phillips, Captain, UAF Fire Department;
Beatrice Franklin, Librarian and ESL Tutor, UAS;
Maria Bonifacio, Residence Life Director, UAA;
and Cathy Ewing, Student Enrollment Manager/K-12 Outreach.
Photo by Monique Musick, University of Alaska.

2010 Awardees

Pictured from left are: Carrie Enge, UAS;
UA President Mark Hamilton; Kay Thomas,
UAF and Evelyn Davidson, Kodiak College.
Photo by Kate Wattum, University of Alaska.

2009 Awardees

From left are Mike Earnest, student services manager, UA System;
Annie Route, director of Student Life and Leadership at UAA;
President Hamilton; Gabrielle Russell, academic advisor
with Native and Rural Services at UAF;
and Kolene James, coordinator and academic advisor
with Native and Rural Services at UAS.

2008 Awardees

2007 Awardees

UAA -  Anissa Hauser
UAF -  Mary Parsons
UAS -  Christopher Washko
SW -   Mike Molnia

2006 Awardees

UAA -  Melodee Monson
UAF -  Julia Parzick
UAS - Jenifer Sandonato
SW -   Rhonda Ooms

2005 Awardees

UAA - Robin Burdick
UAF -  Gail Staudinger
UAS - Cody Bennette
SW -  Mary Gower

2004 Awardees

UAA - Marian Mitchell
UAF - Maya Salganek
UAS - Elizabeth Schelle
SW -  Brian Brubaker

2003 Awardees

UAA -  Diane Taylor
UAF -  Wanda Martin
UAS - Jodi Barnes
SW -  Pat Ivey

2002 Awardees

UAA - Cindy Marshall
UAF - Tonya Trabant
UAS - Roxy Felkl
SW - Janet Johnson

2001 Awardees

UAA - Karen Wegrzyn
UAF - Michele Stalder
UAS - Gail Klein
SW - Saichi Oba

2000 Awardees

UAA - Carol Pizer
UAF - Sheila Chapin
UAS - Rita Bowen
SW -  No nomination

1999 Awardees

President Hamilton announced the new Make Students Count Award on April 1, 1999

UAA - Michael Smith
UAF - Sue McHenry
UAS - Susan Barlow
SW - Colleen Abrams