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Class of 2014 Student Awards

Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014
Class of 2014 Student Awards

Congratulations to the members of the Class of 2014 selected to receive University awards. It is my pleasure to acknowledge the following students for their contributions to the University community and beyond.

At Undergraduate Commencement on Saturday, June 14, we shall recognize five exemplary students for their achievements, service to others and contributions to the life of the University. John Bird (environmental science) will receive the Nobili Medal and Alexandra Sibole (bioengineering) will receive the St. Clare Medal; the Peter Hans Kolvenbach, S.J. Award will go to Nicholas Leasure (economics) and Rosa Segura (biology); and the 2014 Valedictorian will be Ivan Krayniy (accounting).

At the Senior Toast to the Class of 2014 held on May 29, several students received the Richard J. Riordan Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to service through their work with the marginalized and underserved populations outside of the University community: Edwin Cabrera (communication), Laura Aislinn Diaz (psychology), Laura Ornelas (sociology), Claire Kunkle (mechanical engineering), and Celia Trujillo (religious studies).

Student Life Awards in recognition of contributions to improving the overall quality of life in the University community went to John Cabri (biology), Jared Hara (bioengineering), Tennyson Jones (theater), Judith Martinez (philosophy), Emily Robinson (biochemistry), and Dominique Troy (communication).

Denise Castillo Chavez (sociology) received the Student Inclusive Excellence Award for her commitment to enhancing an inclusive environment on campus.

This year’s recipients of the 2014 Alumni Association Board of Directors’ Service Award are Claude Donnelly (English) and Rosa Segura (biology).

Please join me in congratulating these outstanding graduates and all the members of the Class of 2014.

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