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Called to be True Blue

Do you know a staff member or department that is “Called to be True Blue?” An individual or team that goes above and beyond expectations to serve students, colleagues, and the Drake community?

A staff member who is Called to be True Blue is someone who:

  1. Epitomizes the values of leadership, teamwork, and integrity, and exhibits their commitment to the Drake community
  2. Has shown others what it takes to get a task or project done, and accomplishes that by working well with others
  3. Is able to be honest and fair in the situations they face
  4. Does all of these things for the betterment of Drake and its values and goals.

If this sounds like someone you know, make your nomination today! 

All individual and teams who receive a Called to be True Blue award are in the running to win top honors for staff accomplishment—the Sapphire Award—at a recognition event in May. Nominations are considered on a rolling basis. An individual can only be recognized once in a two year period. Nominations must be received by April 1 to be considered for that year’s Sapphire Award. Nominations received after April 1 will be considered for recognition in the fall and will be included in the following fiscal year’s Sapphire Award voting.

Please use the form below to submit your nomination. Be specific and provide details about how the nominee meets the True Blue award criteria.

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