Coe College student Brittany Appleton of La Porte City was awarded the Outstanding Sophomore Award at the 2014 Coe College Leadership Convocation. This award is given to an outstanding leader in the sophomore class. Appleton is the daughter of Scott and Lisa Appleton and a 2012 graduate of Union High School.

The Coe College Leadership Convocation presents awards to outstanding campus leaders and organizations. All nominations are reviewed by the leadership recognition committee comprised of students, faculty and staff, who choose the award winners. The prestigious awards are given to those who exemplify outstanding commitment to campus.