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Volunteer of Distinction Awards

The 2022 Volunteer of Distinction awards celebrate the academic achievements of undergraduate and graduate students who will receive their degrees in 2022.

  • Extraordinary Academic Achievement: Honors the academic achievement of undergraduate students receiving their degrees in 2022
  • Extraordinary Professional Promise: Honors the professional promise of undergraduate students receiving their degrees in 2022, and the professional promise in teaching, research or other contributions of graduate students receiving their degrees in 2022
  • Outstanding Scholar Athlete: Honors student-athletes who have excelled in the classroom and will receive their degrees in 2022
  • Top Collegiate Scholars: Honors seniors who will receive their degrees in 2022 and hold the highest GPAs in their colleges

Learn more about the awards.

2022 Honorees

We are so proud of our outstanding students! To locate a specific honoree, please search under the student’s academic college or nominating program below. Students are featured in alphabetical order by last name.


First Name Last Name Award Major
Anton Astner Professional Promise Biosystems Engineering (Ph.D.)
Weston Box Top Collegiate Scholars Food And Agricultural Business
Sydney Craig Top Collegiate Scholars Animal Science
Hunter Hammock Professional Promise Plant Sciences
Taryn Harris Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Animal Science (Pre-veterinary concentration)
Ross Houston Professional Promise Biosystems Engineering
Ian Kane Academic Achievement Food and Ag Business
Jessica Klabnik Professional Promise Animal Science
Jordan Mackdanz Top Collegiate Scholars Animal Science
Ashleigh Montgomery Professional Promise Environmental Science
Sneh Patel Top Collegiate Scholars Food Science
Ben Pritchard Professional Promise Plant Sciences
Nickolus Stahlman Top Collegiate Scholars Wildlife & Fisheries Science
Alexander Tuttle Academic Achievement Environmental and Soil Science
Austin Worrell Top Collegiate Scholars Environmental & Soil Sciences


First Name Last Name Award Major
Grace Altenbern Academic Achievement Architecture
Leah Gardner Academic Achievement Architecture
Olivia Gingerich Academic Achievement Architecture
Briley Houston Academic Achievement Architecture
Gina Nguyen Academic Achievement Architecture
Lydia Russell Academic Achievement Architecture
Sophia Spock Academic Achievement Architecture
Yessenia White Academic Achievement Interior Architecture
Ashley Ebbert Academic Achievement/Top Collegiate Scholars Interior Architecture
Haley Dennis Professional Promise Landscape Architecture
Carson Fisher Professional Promise Architecture
Olivia (Kristin) Pitts Professional Promise Architecture
Brooklyn Poff Professional Promise Interior Architecture


First Name Last Name Award Major
Ashlyn Anderson Top Collegiate Scholars College Scholars Program
Robert Austin Top Collegiate Scholars Psychology
Ethan Barlow Top Collegiate Scholars English
Nuveen Barwari Professional Promise Master of Fine Arts
Marissa Bauer Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Psychology
Gavin Belfry Professional Promise Biological Sciences, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Faith Belt Academic Achievement Bachelor of Fine Arts – Painting and Drawing
Sarah Betz Top Collegiate Scholars Psychology
Michael Bloodworth Academic Achievement/Top Collegiate Scholars Bachelor of Fine Arts – Graphic Design
Gabrielle Boyer Professional Promise Religious Studies
Justin Brueggeman Top Collegiate Scholars Biological Sciences
Macy Burchfield Top Collegiate Scholars Mathematics
Keri Burge Top Collegiate Scholars Anthropology
Brian Byerly Professional Promise Honors Latin
Jerica Cartwright Top Collegiate Scholars Sociology
Elliott Childress Top Collegiate Scholars Interdisciplinary Programs
Emily Constantin Professional Promise Religious Studies & Mathematics
Alexis Culver Top Collegiate Scholars Biological Sciences
Lydia Davis Academic Achievement/Top Collegiate Scholars Classics – Latin
Caro del Marjane Professional Promise History and Religious Studies
Matthew Demberger Professional Promise Religious Studies – Religion and Nonprofit Leadership
Lauren Donnally Academic Achievement Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology
Heather Doyle Top Collegiate Scholars English
Madison Dyer Professional Promise Biology with concentration in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Hannah Eggleston Top Collegiate Scholars Interdisciplinary Programs
Maggie Eslinger Top Collegiate Scholars Chemistry
Charles Evans Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Religious Studies & English
Ashley Fish Academic Achievement Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Denee Freeman Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Psychology
Ignacio Garcia Academic Achievement Religious Studies
Rajesh Ghimire Professional Promise Nuclear Physics
Hannah Grigorian Professional Promise Clinical Psychology
Brennan Hackett Professional Promise Nuclear Physics
Hannah Hagewood Top Collegiate Scholars Chemistry
Rose Hamm Academic Achievement Bachelor of Fine Arts – Painting and Drawing
Lily Hardwig Academic Achievement English
Elijah Hix Academic Achievement Chemistry
Joshua Honeycutt Top Collegiate Scholars Political Science/Modern Foreign Lang & Lit.
Qing Huang Professional Promise Condensed Matter Physics
Nicholas Hunt Professional Promise Physics
Madison Jenks Top Collegiate Scholars Political Science/English
Mary Jensen Academic Achievement/Professional Promise/Top Collegiate Scholars Psychology
Hailey Johnson Top Collegiate Scholars Psychology
Addison Jones Professional Promise/Top Collegiate Scholars English
Ethan Kessinger Top Collegiate Scholars Mathematics
Lindsey Kirkpatrick Top Collegiate Scholars Psychology
Jerome Kovoor Professional Promise Physics
Morgan Kramer Academic Achievement English
Emma Kruse Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
William Leone Top Collegiate Scholars Psychology
Anastasia Lewis Professional Promise Master of Fine Arts – Sculpture
Eric Loya Academic Achievement English
Merrill Loya Top Collegiate Scholars English
Megan Maclean Top Collegiate Scholars Sociology/Political Science
Taylor Mattioli Top Collegiate Scholars Geology and Environmental Stdy
Galvin McCarver Professional Promise Chemistry
Sean McHugh Professional Promise Neuroscience
Jacqueline Mellinger Top Collegiate Scholars Psychology
Jyotirmoy Mondal Professional Promise Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology
Anahvia Moody Professional Promise Counseling Psychology
Rhianna Moore Professional Promise EPS – Geology
Zackary Mullins Professional Promise Psychology and Sociology
Navit Nachmias Top Collegiate Scholars Anthropology/Modern Foreign Lang & Lit
Shree Neupane Professional Promise Physics
Alivia Nytko Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Henry Oakley Professional Promise Religious Studies
Udodirim Onwubiko Professional Promise Biochemistry and Cellular and Molecular Biology
Hayley Owen Top Collegiate Scholars Psychology
Tessa Patton Academic Achievement Biological Sciences, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Concentration
Chloe Penton Top Collegiate Scholars Modern Foreign Lang/Literature
Marjorie Perkins Professional Promise Counseling Psychology
Sarah Rainey Professional Promise English
Maya Rao Top Collegiate Scholars Geography/Sustainability
Isabella Reed Professional Promise English
Sydney Sharp Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Psychology
Maninder Singh Professional Promise Physics
Zoe Smith Professional Promise Classics – Classical Archaeology
Laura Stanley Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Psychology
Qiwei Sun Top Collegiate Scholars Psychology
Megan Thibert Top Collegiate Scholars Psychology
Gretchen Thomas Top Collegiate Scholars English
Allie Torres-Lopez Professional Promise School of Art – Graphic Design
Andrew Tucker Top Collegiate Scholars Biological Sciences
Wilson Wang Top Collegiate Scholars Chemistry
Gary White Professional Promise Masters of Fine Arts – Ceramics
Cyrus Yoshimoto Academic Achievement/Top Collegiate Scholars Classical Archaeology


First Name Last Name Award Major
Whitney Brakefield Professional Promise Data Science and Engineering
Dustin Gilmer Professional Promise Energy Science and Engineering
Michelle Lehmann Professional Promise Energy Science and Engineering


First Name Last Name Award Major
Karli Ailshie Top Collegiate Scholars Business Analytics/Political Science
Anita Bhasin Top Collegiate Scholars Business Analytics
Ameera Bhatti Professional Promise Economics
Lucy Buck Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Supply Chain Management
Brayden Campbell Top Collegiate Scholars Business Analytics
Patrick Clippinger Top Collegiate Scholars Supply Chain Management
Alyssa Grissom Top Collegiate Scholars Marketing/Supply Chain Management
Walker Hale Professional Promise Finance
Kianna Holder Top Collegiate Scholars Business Analytics
Campbell Jessop Professional Promise Business Analytics
Jennifer Jestings Top Collegiate Scholars Business Analytics
Emma Kreiss Professional Promise Marketing
Courtney Lam Top Collegiate Scholars Accounting
Dariana Martre Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Supply Chain Management
Suzanne Mcquilkin Top Collegiate Scholars Marketing
Joe Roebuck Academic Achievement Supply Chain Management
Kendall Shields Academic Achievement/Scholar Athlete/Top Collegiate Scholars Dual Major: Data Analytics and Management
Sneha Sinha Top Collegiate Scholars Business Analytics
Logan Tennell Academic Achievement Supply Chain Management
Madelyn Walsh Academic Achievement/Professional Promise/Scholar Athlete Finance & Supply Chain Management
Devin Wilkinson Professional Promise Finance
Allison Willoughby Academic Achievement Marketing
Joshua Wiseman Top Collegiate Scholars Accounting


First Name Last Name Award Major
Kelsey Badger Professional Promise Information Sciences
Nicholas D’Alessandro Academic Achievement Advertising
Katie Hartman Professional Promise Advertising
Emily Holt Professional Promise Public Relations
Lindsay Jones Academic Achievement Public Relations
Ahmed Mustufa Academic Achievement BS – Information Sciences
Sami Roebuck Professional Promise Journalism & Electronic Media
Riley Woody Top Collegiate Scholars Journalism & Electronic Media


First Name Last Name Award Major
Lauren Beasley Professional Promise Kinesiology and Sport Studies
Payton Benko Professional Promise Kinesiology
A. “Cap” Capannola Professional Promise Child and Family Studies
Lily Deinhart Top Collegiate Scholars Audiology and Speech Pathology
Kameron Edwards Professional Promise Recreation and Sport Management
Holly Fussell Top Collegiate Scholars Audiology and Speech Pathology
Taylor Gonzalez Top Collegiate Scholars Audiology and Speech Pathology
Katelyn Henderson Top Collegiate Scholars Recreation and Sport Management
Kaylie Homberg Academic Achievement Recreation and Sport Management
Kate Johnson Professional Promise Kinesiology
Ally Lanier Professional Promise Recreation and Sport Management
Moira McCabe Top Collegiate Scholars Child and Family Studies/Psychology
Madeline Pabst Top Collegiate Scholars Hotel, Restaurant, And Tourism
Malia Stovall Professional Promise Recreation and Sport Management
Amy Walker Top Collegiate Scholars Child and Family Studies
Amara Wiggan Professional Promise Recreation and Sport Management
Jessica Woidtke Top Collegiate Scholars Kinesiology
Bridget Wooleyhand Professional Promise Recreation and Sport Management


First Name Last Name Award Major
Corey Arndt Professional Promise Mechanical Engineering
James Baker Top Collegiate Scholars Chemical Engineering
Joseph Bayless Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Annie Berens Top Collegiate Scholars Nuclear Engineering
Michael Bethell Academic Achievement Materials Science and Engineering
Claudia Bible Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Charles Blalock Academic Achievement Civil Engineering
Kenneth Bott Top Collegiate Scholars Nuclear Engineering
Robert Bray Professional Promise Computer Science
David Burgess Top Collegiate Scholars Nuclear Engineering
Jared Carnes Professional Promise Aerospace Engineering
Jacob Clark Academic Achievement Materials Science and Engineering
Mollie Daniell Academic Achievement Materials Science and Engineering
Alexandra Defilippis Top Collegiate Scholars Mechanical Engineering
Emma Drum Academic Achievement/Professional Promise Mechanical Engineering
Lauren Eccles Academic Achievement Chemical Engineering
Xuesong Fan Professional Promise Materials Science and Engineering
Neal Gaffin Professional Promise Nuclear Engineering
Darcie Halliburton Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Trenton Henderson Top Collegiate Scholars Aerospace Engineering
Ashley Hightower Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Megan Hobbs Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Gillian Holcomb Academic Achievement Materials Science and Engineering
Michelangelo Hooghkirk Academic Achievement Materials Science and Engineering
Xi Jiang Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Joseph Kingsley Top Collegiate Scholars Chemical Engineering
Paxton Lifsey Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Grant Lowe Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Kendall Miller Professional Promise Industrial & Systems Engineering
Samaneh Morovati Professional Promise Electrical Engineering
Amirsalar Moslehy Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Karan Patel Top Collegiate Scholars Computer Engineering
Haley Pelham Academic Achievement Civil Engineering
Jeremiah Pham Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Konnor Porter Top Collegiate Scholars Mechanical Engineering
Kami Reid Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Kalina Scarbrough Academic Achievement Industrial & Systems Engineering
Alexandria Smith Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Eilish Stanek Top Collegiate Scholars Mechanical Engineering
Luke Stanley Top Collegiate Scholars Biomedical Engineering
Brianna Stehlik Professional Promise Biomedical Engineering
Jingjing Sun Professional Promise Electrical Engineering
Yanchen Sun Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Auken Van Top Collegiate Scholars Chemical Engineering
Erin Van Hoozier Professional Promise Civil Engineering
Shule Yu Professional Promise Mechanical Engineering
Fengpei Yuan Professional Promise Mechanical Engineering
Yajie Zhao Professional Promise Materials Science and Engineering


First Name Last Name Award
Peyton Smith Professional Promise
Mikah Roberts Professional Promise


First Name Last Name Award Major
Morgan Amick Academic Achievement/Top Collegiate Scholars Nursing
Mary Bosson Top Collegiate Scholars Nursing
Kaitlyn Carmichael Top Collegiate Scholars Nursing
Mika Long Professional Promise/Top Collegiate Scholars Nursing
Elizabeth Martin Professional Promise Nursing
Sarah Mccloud Top Collegiate Scholars Nursing
Lauren Munoz Professional Promise PhD
Candace Reid Academic Achievement Nursing
Alexandra Sain Professional Promise Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice
Tavyn Santee Top Collegiate Scholars Nursing
Jillian Simpson Academic Achievement/Top Collegiate Scholars Nursing
Whitney Stone Professional Promise Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice
Alexis Taylor Professional Promise Nursing
Megan Tomasek Professional Promise Nursing
Emma Vysoky Top Collegiate Scholars Nursing


First Name Last Name Award
Jessie Baer Academic Achievement
Rheame Ali Professional Promise
Fatima Alzhyri Top Collegiate Scholars
Reagan Dodson Top Collegiate Scholars
Melinda Franklin Top Collegiate Scholars
Laura Harbin Top Collegiate Scholars
Emily Kwiatkowski Top Collegiate Scholars
Abigail Long Top Collegiate Scholars
Emily Norris Top Collegiate Scholars
Melanie Stoutt Top Collegiate Scholars


First Name Last Name Award Major
Abigail Bacci Scholar Athlete Supply Chain Management
Lexi Bales Scholar Athlete Biological Sciences
Mikayla Bardwell Scholar Athlete Business Analytics
Mallory Beil Scholar Athlete Human Resource Management
Ava Bell Scholar Athlete Public Policy & Administration
Samantha Bender Scholar Athlete Kinesiology
Luke Brice Scholar Athlete History, Geography
Madison Bryant Scholar Athlete Management
Edith Burdette Scholar Athlete Marketing
Emma Carlton Scholar Athlete Communication Studies
Amanda Curran Scholar Athlete Child and Family Studies
Peyton Davis Scholar Athlete Mechanical Engineering
Emily Dilullo Scholar Athlete Geography
Kylie Duckworth Scholar Athlete Biological Sciences
Lillian Felts Scholar Athlete Recreation /Sport Management
Morgahn Fingall Scholar Athlete Kinesiology
Anna Fox Scholar Athlete Political Science
George Goodwyn Scholar Athlete Finance, Business Analytics
Seth Halvorsen Scholar Athlete Hospitality &Tourism Managemnt
Kara Holt Scholar Athlete Neuroscience
Benjamin Joyce Scholar Athlete Finance
Danika Katzer Scholar Athlete Kinesiology
Caroline Lewis Scholar Athlete Anthropology
Lucille Marret Scholar Athlete Political Science
William Mazur Scholar Athlete Biological Sciences, Neuroscience
Nicholas Mccann Scholar Athlete Biological Sciences
Eli Nahom Scholar Athlete Mechanical Engineering
Mackenzie Ostrom Scholar Athlete Advertising
Jensen Overbay Scholar Athlete Kinesiology
Sydney Pardy Scholar Athlete Kinesiology
Kaitlin Parsons Scholar Athlete Kinesiology
Giana Pellizzon Scholar Athlete Recreation /Sport Management
Jessie Rennie Scholar Athlete Recreation /Sport Management
Kiara Robinson-Milloy Scholar Athlete Neuroscience
Ashley Rogers Scholar Athlete Kinesiology
Trude Rothrock Scholar Athlete Biological Sciences
Hunter Salmon Scholar Athlete Nuclear Engineering
Emily Saunders Scholar Athlete Recreation /Sport Management
Katherine Schildmeyer Scholar Athlete Civil Engineering
Sydney Seymour Scholar Athlete Marketing
Kendall Shields Scholar Athlete Business Analytics, Management
Danielle Shipp Scholar Athlete Special Education
Logan Steenstra Scholar Athlete Kinesiology
Malia Stovall Scholar Athlete Recreation /Sport Management
Katherine Thronson Scholar Athlete Biological Sciences
Natalie Ungaretti Scholar Athlete Biological Sciences
Matthew Wade Gardiner Scholar Athlete Supply Chain Management
Madelyn Walsh Scholar Athlete Supply Chain Management, Finance
Giselle Washington Scholar Athlete Kinesiology


First Name Last Name Award Major
Michelle Buitrago Academic Achievement Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Erin Duble Professional Promise Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Hannah Durick Professional Promise Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Brian Gleaves Professional Promise Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Kristina Kravchenko Academic Achievement Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Sarah Stalans Academic Achievement Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Kaitlin Tice Academic Achievement Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Previous Honorees

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