Emerging Professional Award

Nominations are Closed

You can submit your nominations for the 2022 Emerging Professional Award through our online form. The deadline is April 1st.

For additional information, contact Alishia Piotrowski.

Submit Nomination  

The Dedman College of Hospitality Emerging Professional Award honors the outstanding accomplishments of recent graduates. This award recognizes alumni who have graduated within the past ten years, who have shown outstanding professional growth and commitment to the hospitality industry.

The award is presented at the annual Honors & Awards ceremony and dinner in the fall. This year, recipients will be honored at the 75th Anniversary Gala on Friday, October 21st.

The Gala will be replacing Dedman's annual Honors & Awards this year only. More information on the Gala will be available soon.

The criteria for selection:

  • Graduation from the Dedman College of Hospitality within the past ten years
  • Outstanding professional accomplishments
  • Exceptional promise for future success
  • Community involvement and recognition
  • Support of the Dedman College of Hospitality and Florida State University
2021 Emerging Professional Award Recipients

alex delcamp

Alexander Delcamp
Clubhouse Manager
Coral Creek Club

briana frazier

Briana Frazier
Assistant General Manager
Drury Hotels

cassidy smith

Cassidy Smith
Property Specialist

2020 Emerging Professional Award Recipients

ryan flannery

Ryan Flannery
Director of Rooms Operations
Westin, New York at Times Square

jorge rivera

Jorge Rivera
Assistant Clubhouse Manager
Augusta National Golf Club

wade stonesifer

Wade Stonesifer
Sr. Manager, Programs and Property Deployments (US & Canada)

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