Apr 04, 2013
Continuing a tradition begun in 1950, Humboldt State University has named more than 90 candidates for Outstanding Student Awards 2012-2013.
The awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, April 11 at 3 p.m. in the Kate Buchanan Room, University Center.
In addition, the foremost Outstanding Student achievements will be recognized at the university’s annual Humboldt State Honors Dinner on Friday, April 19, again in the Kate Buchanan Room. The reception starts at 6 p.m., the dinner at 7:15.
Outstanding Students will join 2012/2013 Outstanding Faculty, Distinguished Alumni and Staff Recognition honorees at the dinner and ceremony.
The 2012-2013 Outstanding Student nominees are as follows:
Awards for Excellence in an Academic Discipline
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences – Lillian Boyd, Melissa J. Coleman, Emanuel E. Delgado, Olivia R. Drake, J. Daniel Fernandez, Alexis F. Grant, Alexa R. Malmgren, Jacqueline Martinez, Megan H. McFarland, Justino E. Perez, Spencer T. Ruelos, Kaitlyn E. Shanle and Hillary E. Wysocki
College of Natural Resources and Sciences – Kathryn L. Harris, Holly F. Leopardi, Kerry E. McNamee, Masha E. Melnik, Christopher M. Steenbock and Jessica L. Vermeer
College of Professional Studies – Ellyn C. Bass, Laura Lynn DelRoss, Marissa A. Graham, Maira A. Rodriguez
Awards for Academic Excellence & Achievement
Best Individual Artistic Achievement in Visual & Performing Arts – Daniel Fair, Justino E. Perez, Jeremy J. Smith-Danford and Qinjin Yang
Best Poster Presentation to a Professional Association- Emanuel E. Delgado, Ryland J. Karlovich
Best Undergraduate Research Project – Alexander C. Bippus, Maria J. Friedman, Holly F. Leopardi, Lor Y. Yang
Best Professional Publication – Allison W. Bronson
Best Professional Presentation, Competition or Forensic Debate – Yamilet Alas, Kamilah M. Barajas, Amee E. Catalano, Elizabeth R. Hassler, Thomas J. Morgese, Christa R. Unger, Corrina M. Wells and Samantha S. Yazbek
Other Award Categories
Outstanding Contribution to a Campus Club, Program or Organization – David F. Arwood, Alohi M. Bikle, Melissa J. Coleman, Emanuel E. Delgado, Marie F. Estrada, Josefina L. Gonzalez, Marissa A. Graham, Jacquelyn M. Gutierrez, Laurel A. Hoffman, Connor G. Jepson, Hanakekua K. Joao, Robert B. Latona, Jacqueline N. Leskinen, Megan H. McFarland, Thomas J. Morgese, Simone I. M. Pace, Ana V. Parra, Evan F. Petillo, Michelle L. Robinson, Zaneta C. Santana, Devin R. Schwarz, Macy M. Stewart, Isamar Valdez, N. Lashay Wesley
Outstanding Contribution to an Associated Students Program – T. Daisy Lopez, Tou Thao, Ellyn P. Henderson, Matthew J. Lutwen
Al Elpusan Award for Student Activism – Yamilet Alas, Kamilah M. Barajas, Amee E. Catalano, Gabriela Garcia, Elizabeth R. Hassler, Thomas J. Morgese, Corrina M. Wells andSamantha S. Yazbek
The Brian Lorensen Residence Life Staff Award – Clay A. Gallardo, Simone I. M. Pace, David J. Smith, Hillary E. Wysocki
Award for Excellence in Intercollegiate Athletics – Aaron P. Chamberlain, Kathryn L. Harris, Lisa M. Petty and Kaitlyn E. Shanle
Award for Excellence in Sport Clubs – Aimee R. Gant, Eliza L. Luna
Award for Excellence in Community Service – Juan J. Bernal, Sheri I. Cisneros, Cody J. Dawson, Alexis F. Grant, Jacquelyn M. Gutierrez, Sarah A. Navarro, Rachel C. Veiga and Claudia J. Velasco
Patricia O. McConkey Outstanding Graduate Student Award – Sara K. Obenauer , Lora J. Bristow, Francine A. Arroyo, Esperanza L. Alcazar, Kerry E. Leslie