The award was presented by UMW Chancellor Beth Weatherby and Commissioner Karin Olsen Billings of the Montana Commission on Community Service.
Montana Campus Compact and the Governors Office of Community Service are recognizing student volunteers at one home game for each of Montanas five Frontier Conference NAIA institutions this football season.
Wood was recognized for her commitment toward helping others in the Dillon community. She has spent many hours volunteering for events with the local womens resource center, the local Youth Connections organization and working with churches on community events.
Were very proud of Shayla and her dedication to serving the community of Dillon, said Chancellor Weatherby. Shaylas ability to balance her volunteerism with her academic and cheerleading commitments is impressive and the type of student were pleased to have at Montana Western.
Montana Campus Compact is Montanas largest higher education network and works to improve community life by educating students for civic and social responsibility.
The Governors Office of Community Service expands and promotes national service and volunteerism in Montana and engages citizens in service and emergency preparedness.