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A Chartered Alumni Society of The Ohio State University Alumni Association Inc.
  Recognized as an Outstanding OSU Alumni Society, 2017 through 2023
HomeAviation Student Leadership Award

2024 Stacy Weislogel Aviation Student Leadership Award

Stacy Weislogel prepares to fly Duchess


In 2023 the OSU Aviation Alumni Society initiated a name change of this award to recognize Stacy Weislogel's outstanding leadership and contributions to Ohio State Aviation.
2024 Winner Joseph Nowak, AHP

The OSU Aviation Alumni Society "OSU Aviation Student Leadership Award" recognizes one OSU Aviation student each year who best exhibits the qualities of leadership in an OSU Aviation student organization. Based upon nominations submitted by the aviation student organization advisors, the Aviation Alumni Society Board of Governors annually selects the recipient to be presented the award.  The award is funded by gifts to the OSU Foundation Fund No. 314654. 

Only OSU Aviation student organization advisors are eligible to submit a nomination, and they are invited to do so.


has been defined as the ability to motivate others to willingly follow a vision and act upon it to achieve the vision.  

Leadership qualities include: integrity, perseverance, magnanimity, humility, openness, creativity, fairness, assertiveness, sense of humor, intelligence, self-confidence, and effective communication.


  • Declared Aviation Major
  • Junior or Senior rank
  • Active membership in at least one of the OSU Aviation Student Organizations (ASO):
    • Alpha Eta Rho (AHP)
    • Aviation Management Organization / American Association of Airport Executives (AMO/AAAE)
    • Flight Team at The Ohio State University (OSUFT)
    • National Gay Pilots Association (NGPA)
    • Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP)
    • Women in Flight at The Ohio State University (WIF)
    • Aviation Student Advocacy & Peer Support Organization
    • VR Flight Sim
  • The student representative to the AAS Board of Governors and previous recipients are ineligible

2024 Award Amount: $2,000


  • Nominations open: Feb 12, 2024
  • Nomination submittal deadline: 4pm Mar 15, 2024
  • Award Event and Location: TBD, based on university and governmental restrictions

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ASO Advisors have been invited to submit nominations


The Aviation Alumni Society has been formed to promote the advancement of the best interests of The Ohio State University Aviation Program, by providing fellowship and the furtherance of professional relationships among alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the Society; and to further the development of Aviation Students in their career paths.

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