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2020 LGBTQ Student Leadership Award

The LGBTQ Student Leadership Award is given by the Commission for LGBT People to a student who demonstrates a commitment to advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues on campus.

Sterling Field

Sterling FieldSterling Field is a PhD candidate in the Department of Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology. A member of the Chancellor’s Commission for LGBT People, he chaired the Knoxville Area Tennessee Equality Project and served on the board of the statewide organization, working with numerous advocacy events and activities. He served as president of OUTgrads and co-leader of the OUTstanding conference.

Which organization, department, person, etc, has had the biggest impact on your time at UT?

OUTgrads, the Pride Center, the OUTstanding Conference planning committee, and the Tennessee Equality Project.