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Student Bar Association Awards

The Student Bar Association (SBA) serves as the official governing body for the entire student body of Drake Law School.

Each year, the SBA presents awards honoring individuals who have made an extraordinary contribution to the success of the SBA programs or to the life of the student body as a whole. The awards are presented at the SBA Luncheon and Awards Ceremony as well as the Supreme Court Celebration Banquet.

SBA President’s Student Service Award

2020 recipients:
Jennifer Chavez-Rivera, Sheridan DeJong, Rachel Large

SBA Executive Board’s Outstanding Student Leader Award

2020 recipients:
William Daniel, Kyle Henry, Katie Vculek

SBA Executive Board’s Dean Sevice Award

2020 recipient:
John Edwards, Associate Dean for Information Resources and Technology, Professor of Law, and Library Director

SBA Executive Board’s Staff Sevice Award

2020 recipient:
Shaunarae Bury, Legal Administrative Assistant, Drake Legal Clinic

Leland Forrest Outstanding Professor Award

The recipient of this award is selected each year by students of the graduating class. The award recognizes outstanding contribution to quality legal education both in and out of the classroom.

2020 recipient:
Suzan Pritchett, Director of Clinics and Experiential Education

SBA Shane Sweeney Supportive Spouse Award

This award is given annually by the Drake Law School Council of Leaders in memory of Shane Sweeney, the spouse of Meghann Sweeney, LW'09. It recognizes the spouse of a law student who has shown outstanding support of his/her spouse and the Law School.

2020 recipient:
Brennan DeJong

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