Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY)

National Student Employment Week

April 8 - 12, 2024

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If you have an outstanding student employee in your office be sure to nominate them for the TXST Student Employee of the Year Award (SEOTY).

student employee of the year 2022 logo
Luis Diaz, 2023 Student Employee of the year (Undergraduate)

Student Employee of the Year 2023

Luis Diaz, 2023 Student Employee of the Year (Undergraduate) - Theatre & Dance

Previous Student Employee of the Year Award Winners:

2022 - Jason Plancarte Mendoza

2021 - Lauren Green

2020 - Emily Guerrero

2019 - Chet Mason Glasscock

2018 - Carlos Flores

2017 - Coffey McCurdy

2016 - Lorissa Soto

2015 - Jenn Radford

About the SEOTY Program:

This recognition program was established for the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who embody service excellence, exceptional quality of work, professionalism, and initiative all while attending college. The recipient is recognized during April of each year. National Student Employment Week is April 8-12, 2024.

Nominations for 2024 are open.

Nomination Procedure:

  1. Complete the brief nomination form below to highlight your students:
    • Ability to go above and beyond
    • Growth and development
    • Accomplishments in the past year and how they contributed to your work place.
  2. Departments may nominate multiple students, so long as each nominee represents an appropriate sub-area of that department.
  3. Nomination forms are required for each nominee and are the only items that may be submitted. Additional items such as student resumes and recommendation letters will not be considered as part of the nomination package.


In order to be eligible for consideration, the student employee must be:

  • Currently enrolled
  • An undergraduate or graduate employee (must be classified as an hourly student)
  • There is no minimum length of employment required

2024 Timeline:

  • January 2024- Nomination form opens
  • February 23, 2024- Nomination form closes
  • February 28, 2024- Winner of Student Employee of the Year is submitted to regional and national competition
  • April 8, 2024- Award winner announcement during Student Employment Appreciation Reception
  • April 8 - 12, 2024- National Student Employment Week