Mountaineer Week

Most Loyals

Mountaineer Week and the WVU Foundation are seeking nominations for the 2016 Most Loyal awards, which will be presented on Saturday, November 5 during half-time ceremonies of the WVU football game against Kansas. We invite and welcome your nominations for any or all of these awards.

Nominations may be made for the following:
West Virginian
Most Loyal Alumni Mountaineer
Most Loyal Faculty/Professional Staff Mountaineer
Most Loyal Staff Mountaineer

Please use the online 2016 Most Loyal Award form to nominate the person or persons you believe to be worthy of a Most Loyal award, keeping in mind we wish to recognize those who are loyal to WVU and West Virginia and have given generously of their time and resources. A person may be nominated in only one category. If you submitted a nomination in previous years and your nominee did not receive the award, he or she will automatically be considered again this year. Awardees must be able to attend the football game. A paper application will be made available if requested.

Application Deadline

The deadline for all nominations is Friday, September 30 at 11:59 p.m.

Eligibility

The Most Loyal West Virginian is an individual who exemplifies faithfulness to the person, ideals, and goals of the State of West Virginia through business, professional and civic achievement and support of West Virginia University. The awardee must be a resident of the State of West Virginia. The awardee shall have shown loyalty to the State of West Virginia and/or West Virginia University through business, professional or civic achievements. The awardee should be a generous supporter of the West Virginia University Foundation. The awardee cannot be a member of the Order of Vandalia.

The Most Loyal Alumni Mountaineer is an alumnus who exemplifies faithfulness to the person, ideals, and goals of West Virginia University and exhibits support of its activities, initiatives and operations through leadership and service to the institution. The awardee may or may not be a resident of the State of West Virginia, but must be an alumnus of West Virginia University. The awardee shall have shown loyalty to West Virginia University through leadership and service to the University’s activities, initiatives and operations. The awardee cannot be a member of the Order of Vandalia.

The Most Loyal Faculty/Professional Staff Mountaineer is an individual who is a current member of the faculty or professional staff who exemplifies faithfulness to the persons, ideals and goals of West Virginia University, and exhibits support of its activities, initiatives and operations through leadership and service to the institution. The awardee is not required to be a resident of the State of West Virginia. The awardee must be a current full-time member of the faculty or professional staff of West Virginia University. The awardee must have shown loyalty to West Virginia University through leadership and service to the University’s activities, initiatives and operations beyond the normal expectations of their employment.

The Most Loyal Staff Mountaineer is an individual who is a current member of the classified staff who exemplifies faithfulness to the persons, ideals and goals of West Virginia University, and exhibits support of its activities, initiatives and operations through leadership and service to the institution. The awardee may, but is not required to be, a resident of the State of West Virginia. The awardee must be a current full-time member of the classified staff of West Virginia University. The awardee must have shown loyalty to West Virginia University through leadership and service to the University’s activities, initiatives and operations beyond the normal expectations of their employment.

All awardees will be honored during the half-time ceremony of the WVU vs. Kansas game on Saturday, November 5 (Time: TBA). Awardees must be able to attend the designated football game.

Contact

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact “Hannah Harless or call Sonja Wilson at 304-293-2702.

Your support of the 69th annual Mountaineer Week is very much appreciated!

Most Loyal Awardees Complete Listing

See a complete list of loyal Mountaineers who have been honored throughout the years.