Established by Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Ken Peress, this scholarship recognizes students who have made a difference in the lives of others on campus and/or in the community while attending Lake Superior State University. Students may demonstrate leadership qualities through such programs as athletics, academics, campus leadership activity, service, publications and communications (i.e. student newspaper/radio), and/or the performing arts. Candidates are nominated by LSSU Faculty and Staff. Selection is made by a selection committee consisting of Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean – College of Arts, Letters & Social Sciences, Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development, Athletic Director, and three faculty members appointed by the Provost on a rotating basis.