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2023 Be a Bengal Award Winners

July 27, 2023

The 2023 "Be A Bengal nominees" were recognized this past spring, with a reception recognizing their amazing efforts and commitment to hope, trust, stability and compassion!

As we prepare to kick off a new academic year, we wanted to recognize these individuals broadly, and remind the campus community to keep submitting your nominations when you see your ISU colleagues exemplifying trust, compassion, stability, and hope!

2023 Be a Bengal of the Year Winners

Our 1st place winners received a beautiful basket of gifts from Lookout Credit Union and ISU. ISU provided a 1 year reserved parking tag for the yearly winners!

HOPE - Eliezer (Elie) Schwarz, Biological Science, Idaho Falls

TRUST - Cali Bell, Academic Affairs

STABILITY - Pageant Jones, Mathematics Dept., Idaho Falls 

COMPASSION - Phil Jones, College of Technology

Our 2nd place winners received a $100 gift card from Lookout Credit Union!

HOPE - Andy Taylor, Disability Services

TRUST - Tara Smith, College of Business

STABILITY - Kristen Barrington, Dept. of Occupational Therapy

COMPASSION - Danny Sullivan, Information Technology Systems, Meridian 

Each month Lookout Credit Union provides  four - $25 gift cards for a drawing in the categories of hope, trust, stability and compassion! All nominees are announced monthly in ISU Today! 

Visit our Be a Bengal website for a list of all nominees and winners since this program began. You can also use the nomination form to share your experiences and help us recognize these awesome individuals. Congratulations to all 2022 nominees and winners!

Thanks to Lookout Credit Union for their continued sponsorship of the Be A Bengal program! Their continued support of this program enhances the mission and vision of Idaho State University!


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