Mason Family Events

Mason Family Events

2020 Alan and Sally Merten Family of the Year Nomination Form

2020 Alan and Sally Merten Family of the Year Nomination Form

  • All Mason students have the opportunity to nominate their family for the 10th annual Dr. Alan and Sally Merten Family of the Year Award by either submitting a short essay that describes why their family is worthy of this honor. All entries will be judged by the following criteria:

    • 1. Evidence of family’s support for student’s college success
    • 2. Evidence of family’s enthusiasm for Mason
    • 3. Ability to articulate why their family is deserving of this honor

    FAMILY OF THE YEAR SELECTION PROCESS
    The winner will be chosen by a panel that will include faculty members, Mason staff, and students. The Family of the Year will receive the following:

    • • $100 gift card to the University Bookstore
    • • A featured article on www2.gmu.edu
    • • A family photo shoot and featured cover photo on the 2021-2022 Mason Family Calendar

    FAMILY OF THE YEAR ENTRY SUBMISSION
    All entries must be accompanied by a nomination form, which can be found below. The guidelines below will be considered in the selection process:
    • • Entries that do not pertain to George Mason University or family support will not be selected.
    • • It is the sole discretion of New Student and Family Programs to determine acceptability of content or style.
    All entires must be submitted in a written format below as a part of the nomination form.

    Please contact Samaria Moss, Graduate Assistant of Family Programs, at smoss6@gmu.edu if you have any questions.

  • Nomination Form

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  • Provide the names of the family members and their relationship to you. Although not required, please provide a family photograph in the file upload below.