2012 ASU Pitchfork Award winners announced

ASU rolled out the maroon carpet on April 3 at the first annual Pitchfork Awards to celebrate the achievements of students across the university. Hosted at the Orpheum Theater in Downtown Phoenix, the award show acknowledged ASU students for leadership, entrepreneurship, ASU spirit, service, programming, sustainability, athletics and student organizations.

The show also featured performances by student organizations which include: Hip Hop Coalition, Pitchforks, Dixie Devils and SOLS.

The 2012 Pitchfork Award winners are:

Best Educational Program- Over 500 Attendees
MU After Dark

Best Educational Program- Under 500 Attendees
Holocaust Survivor- American Israeli Alliance

Best Entertainment Program- Over 500 Attendees
Sparky’s Spooky Haunted House and Carnival- Programming & Activities Board West

Best Entertainment Program- Under 500 Attendees
Dan Savage: It Gets Better- Undergraduate Student Government Tempe

Best Program Celebrating Campus Diversity- Over 500 Attendees
Mr. & Ms. Indian ASU Pageant and Program

Best Program Celebrating Campus Diversity- Under 500 Attendees
Get Your Drag On!- LGBTQA Coalition & Residence Hall Association

Best Recurring Program- Over 500 Attendees
MU After Dark

Best Recurring Program- Under 500 Attendees
Winter Warmth- Teachers of the Future

Changemaker Award for Group Service
Community Service Coalition

Changemaker Award for Social Change
Pi Kappa Phi’s Annual Bike-A-Thon

Changemaker Entrepreneur of the Year
Tyler Eltringham

Changemaker of the Year
Jared Doles

Most Promising New Student Organization
AstroDevils (ASU Astronomy Club)

Outstanding Advisor
Amanda Bowling
Stacey Flores

Outstanding Graduate Student Organization
Beyond Regulations

Outstanding Student Leader
Max Scott

Outstanding Student-Athlete
Carly Price
Dallas Escobedo

Outstanding Sustainable Project
Eric Beeler & Natasha Yenina

Outstanding Undergraduate Student Organization
@ West News
Hispanic Business Students Association

Sun Devil Spirit Award
Sun Devil Reps
Travis Marshall

Jamillah Anderson, Jamillah.Anderson@asu.edu
Educational Outreach and Student Services