Do you participate in community engagement activities? Do you want to be formally recognized for your hard work, dedication, and community building efforts?
If so, the Lily Award is perfect for you.
Developed to encourage and reward students who participate in and reflect on a wide range of community engagement opportunities at WCU, the Lily Award is open to all students. Engagement activities are divided into four categories:
Students can earn the Lily Award by participating in service projects and reflecting on them. In order to complete the Lily Award, students will engage in service through a range of categories. These categories are comprised of several service experiences that fulfill the category requirements. This can all be found in Engage. Here are the steps to report a service experience:
From your Lily Award Dashboard, you can check your overall progress, register for an upcoming project, or submit a service experience that you did on your own for approval. Most importantly, have fun, serve, and learn!
Once you have completed the Lily Award requirements, you will be honored with the following:
Students who wish to take a step beyond the Lily Award have the opportunity to complete the Lily Award with Distinction. Once you have earned the Lily Award, you will be eligible to complete the required qualifying capstone project. As a Lily Award with Distinction recipient, you will be honored with the following (in addition to the previously listed recognitions):