Student Choice: See who you picked for best in the community category in Ames


Student Choice Cover 2016

Every year, the Daily asks the student body what companies and organizations in Ames they think are the best of the best. Below are the top from the community category.

The Daily will release the rest of the categories throughout the week. 

Best Arts and Culture: Octagon Center for the Arts

Runner Up: Stephens Auditorium

Second Runner Up: The Workspace

Best Golf Course: Veenker Memorial Golf Course

Runner Up: Ames Golf & Country Club

Second Runner Up: Cold Water Golf Links

Best Professor: Michael Bootsma

Runner Up: Ann Clem

Second Runner Up: David Vogel/ Dirk Deam

Best Administrator: Steven Leath

Runner Up: Tom Hill

Second Runner Up: Martino Harmon

Best Coach: Steve Prohm

Runner Up: Bill Fennely

Second Runner Up: Matt Campbell 

Best Student Leader: Dan Breitbarth

Runner Up: Jamie Rix

Second Runner Up: Susan Manning/ Alaina Porth

Best Student Organization: Dance Marathon

Runner Up: Student Union Board

Second Runner Up: Iowa State Daily

Best Sorority: Delta Zeta

Runner Up: Alpha Sigma Kappa

Best Fraternity: Sigma Phi Epsilon

Runner Up: Delta Tau Delta

Second Runner Up: Farmhouse

Best Iowa State Athletics Team: Men’s Basketball

Runner Up: Women’s Basketball

Second Runner Up: Men’s Wrestling

Best Thing to Happen at ISU this year: Iowa State Men’s Basketball victory over Iowa 

Runner Up: New football coach

Second Runner Up: Record enrollment

Best Thing to Happen to Ames this year: Chick-fil-A opening

Runner Up: Campustown redevelopment

Second Runner Up: Iowa State vs. Iowa basketball game

Best Non-Profit in Ames: ACCESS

Runner Up: Youth and Shelter Services

Second Runner Up: United Way of Story County