December is a month when many college students focus on themselves, whether it be
studying, hanging out with friends, or catching up on the lost sleep from the
semester. Rather than focus on herself, Madison Alexander focused on recognition
and UNC-Chapel Hill's NRHH Chapter.|
Madison Alexander is a graduate student at UNC-Chapel Hill who currently serves as
the recognition chair for our NRHH chapter. In addition to serving on NRHH's
executive board, Madison is the Community Manager for Craige Community, which is
a time-intensive role that every residential community relies on.
In December our executive board swapped with NC State's NRHH executive board.
Madison was one of the driving forces for this swap. She organized a meeting time for
a few of our members to meet and create a PowerPoint to showcase our chapter. She
offered pictures that she had taken of everyone throughout the semester to help add
a visual aspect of the presentation as well. Once we got there to present, Madison
was able to be a team player and present for some board members who weren't there.
Madison has been the definition of true team player and a dedicated member of our
executive board during this swap.
Madison's work for December did not stop there. She has worked tirelessly for
months to plan the annual housekeeping and facilities recognition banquet. Madison
was able to showcase organization skills as well as love for recognition. Madison went
shopping for the banquet in December, the same night that we returned from NC
State's executive board swap. December is a busy time for all students and Madison
took her own time to go shopping in order to make sure that there was enough food
Two days after the NRHH executive board swap and shopping day for Madison, she
hosted the banquet. This banquet is a space for housekeeping and facilities for
housing to come and have a free lunch. Madison was there for over 4 hours during the
last week of classes. Instead of complaining about the time that she had to spend
during "crunch time", Madison greeted every attendee with a smile and continually
thanked them for their service within residence halls. Madison recruited volunteers to
help her as well. She continually recognized them as well. Madison is a selfless and
humble leader. She continually strives to recognize others rather than recognize
herself and the hard work that she put in to make the event a success.
Madison's efforts in planning the housekeeping banquet and her spearheading the NC
State executive board swap presentation was simply two things that Madison has
done for NRHH in December. Outside of NRHH, Madison hosted an end-of-semester
party for her Office Assistants, students she manages in her role at Craige. She
utilized this party to thank her assistants and recognize them.
Madison has gone above and beyond all expectations of student during finals season.
Rather than focusing on herself, Madison made sure that others felt supported and
recognized. Madison deserves to be recognized for her hard work on the banquet as
well as her support and recognition for those who serve around her. She is an
exemplary executive board member who went above and beyond her role in the
month of December.
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