Congratulations to graduate student, Kayleen St. Louis, of Student Affairs Higher Education. Ms. St. Louis is the recipient of the 2013 NASPA IV-West Colorado Rising Star Graduate Student Award. The Rising Star Award was created by NASPA IV-West to recognize achievement, involvement and potential in our emerging and future Student Affairs professionals. Each category can have a winner from each state in the region. The criteria for the Rising Star Award includes currently pursuing masters or doctoral work in a student affairs related degree program, with intention of pursuing a career within Student Affairs; involvement in campus activities and organizations; campus leadership and paraprofessional or intern employment within Student Affairs Division.