Matthew Schnur, Kelsey Noris, David Nassau, Distinction in Leadership and Service Award
From left, Matthew Schnur, Kelsey Noris, and David Nassau, were honored with the Heavener School's Distinction in Leadership and Service Award.

Heavener seniors honored for their leadership and service

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Senior David Nassau, Kelsey Noris and Matthew Schnur received the Heavener School of Business’s Distinction in Leadership and Service Award.

The Award recognizes graduating seniors “who have excelled in serving and leading others within the Warrington College of Business and University of Florida community, and have demonstrated a sincere passion for serving others through their leadership skills.”

Nassau, a Marketing major, has served in numerous leadership roles throughout the College and UF. He was President of the Entrepreneurship Club, Chairman of Gator Innovators and a Mentor in the Innovation Leadership Program. He also was a member of Florida Leadership Academy and the American Marketing Association. Nassau is also the Founder and Co-President of “Hopping 4 A Cure,” a non-profit organization that raises awareness for Multiple Sclerosis. Nassau’s efforts have raised more than $35,000.

Noris, a General Studies major who is also pursuing a Master of Science in Information Systems and Operations Management at the Hough Graduate School of Business, was a founding member and President of the Heavener Business Ethics Ambassadors, which creates and promotes ethics initiatives throughout the College. She was Director of Warrington Welcome’s Case Competition, a Project Impact and Exposition Director for UF Enactus, a Mentor in the Career & Academic Peer Mentor and Business Undergraduate Mentorship Programs, and a Warrington Welcome Peer Leader among other roles.

Schnur, an Economics major who also received his Master of International Business from the Hough Graduate School of Business, was Director of Operations for the inaugural Heavener International Case Competition, served as a Mentor and on the Advisory Board for Florida Leadership Academy, served in numerous roles for Enactus—notably Director of Partnership Development. He’s additionally served on Advisory Boards for the Center for Leadership and Service and the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.