Elizabeth Brummett, Plan II Alum, Recipient of the 2007 J.J. "Jake" Pickle Citizenship Award
The Pickle Citizenship award goes to an outstanding student whose contributions to campus life exemplify high standards of leadership and service.
Posted: April 23, 2007
This award goes to an outstanding student whose contributions to campus life exemplify the high standards of leadership and service that were the hallmarks of Congressman Pickle's life and career. The recipient receives a $4,000 cash award, a certificate and an autographed copy of Congressman Pickle's autobiography.
(from the Daily Texan)
Elizabeth Brummett, Plan II graduate and UT Law student, is widely respected as an effective student leader and tireless volunteer. She joined Student Government as a freshman and served as Liberal Arts Representative, Two Year at Large Representative, and Vice President. As chair of the Student Services Budget Committee, Brummet was responsible for stewarding the student fee allocation process and ensuring the committee's accountability to fellow students.
As Vice President, she developed an innovative program--the Austin Mayor's Council on Student Affairs. The Council provides a formal structure to foster collaboration between the City Council and student represntatives of the six local universities and colleges on policy issues that impact the collective student community.
Elizabeth's volunteer activities include working as a Camp Texas Counselor, a LEAP (Leadership Education and Progress) mentor, an Orientation Advisor, a Project 2004 Volunteer Coordinaator, a Plan II Peer Advisor, and a member of Orange Jackets. Brummett currently serves on the Texas Union Board. She has been recognized for her scholarship and leadership by the Mortar Board Honor Society, the Order of Omega Honors Society and the Friar Society.