7th annual ASU Pitchfork Awards recognizes distinguished Sun Devils

2018 Pitchfork Awards

Senior Riley Millner accepts the Pitchfork Award for Outstanding Wellness Project/Program on behalf of the Sexual Violence Prevention Program for Sorority Women.


A key part of the Sun Devil experience is making a positive impact on the Arizona State University community. At the Seventh Annual Pitchfork Awards on Thursday, April 5, students, advisers and organizations were honored for their dedication to making ASU a better place through spirit, service and leadership.

These distinguished devils were recognized in a range of categories that highlight education, diversity, spirit, entertainment, athletics and more. The event was hosted by the Pitchfork Awards Committee, made up of students and staff from all four campuses and was held at the ASU Student Pavilion on the Tempe campus.

One program recognized at the awards was developed to give emerging leaders the knowledge, skills and confidence to change the culture of violence by taking action in their own community. The Outstanding Wellness Project/Program award was presented to the Sexual Violence Prevention Program for Sorority Women represented by Riley Millner, a senior studying psychology.

“To see it be recognized in its second semester has been incredibly rewarding to all of us who have put so much into it in past year to make it a reality,” Millner said. “It has truly been such a worthwhile experience to work with the incredible women of the ASU Greek Life and to see so many of them not only be engaged during the program, but to utilize what they’ve learned as they go on to be leaders in the community.”

The full list of 2018 ASU Pitchfork Awards winners:

• Best Educational Program: Adulting 101

• Best Entertainment Program (under 500 Attendees): Friendsgiving

• Best Entertainment Program (over 500 Attendees): Jhankaar: An Evening in India

• Best Live Performance: ASU Hip Hop Coalition

• Changemaker Award for Group Service: Devils Pitching In

• Changemaker Award for Social Change and Global Impact Project/Program: Engineers Without Borders: India Water Supply

• Changemaker Entrepreneurship Team of the Year: COMPASS for Courage

• Emerging Student Leader: Stephanie Sanchez

• Fraternity Member of the Year: Lester Nnagbo (Sigma Tau Gamma)

• Intramural Athlete of the Year: Shannon Fletcher 

• Intramural Team of the Year: CA's On Duty (7v7 Flag Football)

• Most Promising New Student Organization: Confetti

• Outstanding Advisor of the Year: Dr. John Eaton (American Marketing Association)

• Outstanding Campus Awareness Initiative/Campaign: #BadassWomenofASU

• Outstanding Career Preparedness or Professional Development Program: PowHER Women's Leadership Conference

• Outstanding Collaborative Program (3+ student organization): Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

• Outstanding Cultural, Diversity and Inclusion Celebration Program: iAventura Cultural!

• Outstanding Educational Cultural, Diversity and Inclusion Program: Women in STEM Luncheon

• Outstanding Graduate Student Leader: Zoe Stein

• Outstanding Graduate Student Organization: Graduate Women's Association

• Outstanding Interfaith Program: Uncovering the Veil

• Outstanding Recurring Program: Devils On Mill (Programming and Activities Board)

• Outstanding Sustainable Project/Program: International Night

• Outstanding Undergraduate Student Leader: Mackenzie Saunders

• Outstanding Undergraduate Student Organization: Devils Pitching In

• Outstanding Wellness Project/Program: Sexual Violence Prevention Program for Sorority Women

• Residential College of the Year: Ira A Fulton Schools of Engineering — Tooker House

• Sorority Member of the Year: Cassie Little (Sigma Kappa)

• Sun Devil Spirit Award — Individual: Quinton Brown

• Sun Devil Spirit Award — Student Organization: Programming and Activities Board

• Sun Devil Sport Club of the Year: Women’s Ice Hockey

For more information about the awards, visit the Pitchfork Awards website at: eoss.asu.edu/pitchforkawards

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