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San Diego State University

Student Life and Leadership

SDSU Student Awards and Recognition


Student leaders are eligible for university recognition programs. Included in these are the “Quest for the Best” Vice Presidential Student Service Awards and the Associated Students Aztec Achievement Awards.

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Quest for the Best Vice Presidential Student Services Award 

The “Quest for the Best” awards seek to recognize outstanding student leaders who have typified and promoted the mission of the university. This Vice Presidential Student Service award is given each April to the “best of the best” at SDSU – those students who excel academically and through community and campus involvement. This award recognizes individual excellence in academics, campus involvement, and community service.

Details about the Quest for the Best awards


photo: 2018 Quest for the Best recipients 

 2018 Quest for the Best recipients

Associated Students Aztec Achievement Awards

The annual Associated Students Aztec Achievement Awards recognize excellence in student leadership and involvement, as well as outstanding student organizations, programs and advisors.

Further details are available online or in the Associated Students Government Affairs Office.