Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

The La Follette School gives the Director's Achievement Award at graduation to recognize a student for her or his outstanding academic record. The major criterion for the award is attained GPA, but there also must be evidence of being an outstanding public policy thinker and communicator. The school started the award in 1991 when Bob Haveman ended his term as director. Award winners include:

Heidi Normandin, 1998
Danielle Salus, 2000
Danielle Tandiwe Jones, 2001
Rachel Walker, 2002
Michael Krafve, 2003
Michelle Woolery, 2004
Hilary Shager, 2005
Maureen Quinn, 2006
Dani Fumia, Yeri Lopez, Matt Steinberg, 2007
Sam Austin, Andria Hayes-Birchler, Joe Fontaine and David Stepien, 2008
Lauren Benditt and Collin O'Rourke, 2009
Lilly Shields, 2010
Patrick (Paco) Fuchs and Lara Rosen, 2011
Hope Harvey, 2012
Miriam Palmer, 2013
Dan Marlin, Michaela Meckel, 2014
Kyle Schroeckenthaler, Eric O'Shaughnessy, 2015
Drew McDermott, 2016