Outstanding Student Award

The BAAS Outstanding Student Award is given annually at the University Honors Day ceremony in April. It recognizes academic excellence and scholarship among BAAS students.

Faculty members nominate BAAS students for this award at the completion of the fall semester. The awardee is selected by a faculty committee. To be eligible for nomination, a student must meet the following criteria:

  • be a current BAAS major;
  • have completed a minimum of 90 semester credit hours by of the end of the fall semester with at least 18 of those hours completed at UNT; and
  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 (calculated at the completion of the fall semester prior to the nomination deadline).
Stephanie Briggs

Stephanie Briggs

The BAAS faculty named Stephanie Briggs the Outstanding BAAS Student for 2015-2016 at UNT Honors Day, an annual event that recognizes the most accomplished students, faculty and staff. Stephanie Lives in Colleyville, Texas. She graduated Magna Cum Laude in May 2016 from UNT's college of Public Affairs and Community Service. She is a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a dedicated public servant in her community. Stephanie recently returned from a study abroad in Eastern Europe where she participated in prevention and intervention strategies to combat human trafficking. Her future plans include earning a master's degree in cultural anthropology.