Parent of the Year Award

Show your parent(s)/caregiver(s) how much you appreciate everything they’ve done for you by nominating them for the 2012 Parent of the Year Award.  Based upon your application submissions, the University of Louisville will honor an exceptional parent(s)/caregiver(s) as the “2012 Parent of the Year”.

All nominated parent(s)/caregiver(s) will be invited to and recognized at the 2012 Parent of the Year Reception. The award reception will be hosted by Dr. Michael Mardis, Dean of Students, during Homecoming Weekend on October 20, 2012.

All UofL Undergraduate and Graduate students are eligible to nominate their parent(s)/caregiver(s) for this award. The winning parent(s) will receive a commemorative plaque presented by Dr. Michael Mardis, Dean of Students. All parent(s) who are nominated are automatically invited to the reception and will be recognized with a certificate of acknowledgment, ceremony pictures, and your submission item.

Applications and essays must be received by October 5, 2012 online to the Dean of Students Office.  For more information, visit