The J. J. "Jake" Pickle Citizenship Award is an endowed student award created by the University Unions Advisory Council in 1999. It is presented annually to a student at UT Austin whose cumulative, notable contributions to campus life over a period of time exemplify the high standards of leadership and service that were the hallmarks of the life and career of Congressman J. J. "Jake" Pickle.
The recipient will receive a check for $5000, a certificate, and an autographed copy of Congressman Pickle’s autobiography, Jake.
The application consists of:
(Note: The application periods for the J. J. “Jake” Pickle Citizenship Award and the Pal—Make A Difference Award run concurrently. Eligible students may apply for both awards.)
The winner of the 2017 J.J. Jake Pickle Citizenship Award is Christina Breitbeil. You can read more about Christina and all of her many accomplishments HERE.