The Lux Awards Presented by the Division of Student Services

Every year during the spring semester, student leaders are recognized for their contributions and accomplishments during the Lux Awards. The Lux Awards includes numerous awards for student leaders active across campus. The awards recognize students of all ages and experience levels. A complete list of the Lux awards, their descriptions and the process for nominating and applying for the awards are included.

Award Selection Process

Step 1

Morehouse faculty, staff, and students nominate students via the online nomination form.

Step 2         

Student Services verifies nominees and eligibility for award consideration.

Step 3 

Nominees are notified of their nomination and invited to complete an online application for full consideration.

Step 4

Selection committees review the application materials based upon the award criteria.

Step 5

Honorees are invited to the award presentation at the Lux Awards.


2017 Award Recipients

Emerging Leader

John Bowers

Evolving Leader

Troy West

Bakari Sellers Award for Excellence in Leadership

Jawuan Johnson

William Nix Sr. Award for Dedication and Service

Gregory Barber

The John Hope Spirit of Morehouse

Kadeem Haugabook

Advisor of the Year

Deborah Ayoade – Miss Maroon and White and Her Court

RSO of the Year


Lux Awardees

Alexander Harris Billy Cobb-Gulley Christian Howard
Christum Noel Derrick Parker George French
Gregory Barber Jayson Overby Johnathan D. Hill
Kadeem Haugabook Kamren Rollins Lonnie Washington, Jr.
Ramon Johnson Ryan George Zephyrinius Okonkwo

Fraternity Life – Living the Ritual

Ibrahiim J. El-Amiin – Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., Chi Chapter

Fraternity Life – Chapter President of the Year

Equel Easterling – Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., Chi Chapter

Fraternity Life – Chapter of the Year

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., Chi Chapter

RA of the Year

Kevin Cornwall - Dubois House

Lead RA of the Year

Jamil Joyner - Otis Moss Suites, East