Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation

Award Recipients

Honors Convocation is a tradition at SMU that recognizes new Honorary Society inductees; Departmental, School and National Fellowship awards; various distinguished scholarships and internships; as well as graduating University Honors Program students.




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SMU salutes the following undergraduate students for their outstanding academic achievements:




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Sarah Nicole Aboukhair
     Outstanding Entrepreneurship Student
     University Honors Program

Joshua Kendall Dubel Abramovitch
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Laura Michelle Adametz
     Tau Beta Pi

Sania Fatima Ahmad
     University Honors Program

Ramsha Ahmed
     Gilman Scholars

Sarah Mohammed A Almuslim
     Phi Beta Kappa

Eric Allen Alt
     Goldwater Scholar
     DAAD RISE Fellowship to Germany
     Charles T. Kenner Award in Chemistry
     John Robert McCaw Merit Award in Mathematics
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Christopher Robinson Anders
     Salute

Andru Scott Anderson
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Ashley Kay Anderson
     Alpha Chi
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Lindsey Meredith Anderson
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: Italian

Tyler Douglas Anderson
     Outstanding Risk Management and Insurance Major
     Josef Hadar Award
     Outstanding Senior in Political Science
     John Goodwin Tower Award
     University Honors Program

Katherine E. Andriot
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Diana Antohe
     University Honors Program

Rafey Farzal Anwar
     Alpha Chi

Natali Ann Arencibia
     University Honors Program

Jack D. Armstrong, II
     Tau Sigma
     Salute

Alicia Christine Arnold
     Criteria Award for Distinction in First-Year Writing
     Mortar Board

Preston Dean Ash
     Mortar Board




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William Kelsey Baker
     Distinguished Finance Major
     University Honors Program

Caroline Elise Baliker
     University Honors Program

Ivonne Elena Balli
     SMU Prose Awards - First Place

Katherine Michelle Bandera
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Phi Beta Kappa

Cody Garrett Barras
     Lon Tinkle Award in Creative Writing

Mallory Paige Baum
     University Honors Program

Jonathan Douglas Bayerlein
     University Honors Program

Raymond Earl Beatty
     Outstanding Achievement in Digital Journalism

Mai Ahmad Bedair
     Outstanding Graduating Senior in Biochemistry
     University Honors Program

Sarah Elizabeth Beghin
     Mortar Board

Justin H. Berman
     Alpha Chi

Katherine Elizabeth Bernet
     Temerlin Advertising Institute Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Advertising

Shwetha Bhat
     Chi Epsilon

Emily Katherine Blake
     Tau Sigma

Sarah Kate Blettner
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Mortar Board

Anthony W. Bluejacket
     Mortar Board
     Tau Sigma

Elizabeth Carole Blumberg
     University Honors Program

Matthew Bolanos
     The Departmental Award in Computer Science
     University Honors Program

Julianna Cathleen Bond
     Critical Language Scholarship, Chinese

Brooke Rose Bonner
     Alpha Chi

Daniel Alexander Bouchard
     The Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Music

Rebecca Grace Brady
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Alexandra Elizabeth Brakefield
     Outstanding Senior in Markets and Culture

Casey Paul Brokaw
     Salute

Margaret Anne Brown
     Phi Beta Kappa

Kevin Joseph Bruemmer
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Elissa Marie Bryan
     The Francisco Villagrán Molina Memorial Award
     Omega Rho

Brandon James Bub
     Fellow to the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
     Herbert Pickens Gambrell Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
     University Honors Program

Jessica Danielle Bundage
     Phi Beta Kappa

Ida Marie Bustnes
     Tau Sigma




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Trevor N. Cadigan
     Tau Sigma

James Dylan Cahill
     Charles J. Pipes Award for Outstanding Performance in Mathematics

Nora Sharon Camstra
     Omega Rho

Marlon Carbajal
     Tau Sigma

Christopher Clifford Carrillo
     The Departmental Award for Environmental Engineering
     Chi Epsilon

Gwen Catherine Carris
     Chi Epsilon

Madisson Marie Cartwright
     University Honors Program

Olivia Iva Cassidy
     Japan Exchange and Teaching Program
     Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award
     Phi Beta Kappa
     Kappa Tau Alpha
     University Honors Program

Ashlyn Alise Casto
     Phi Beta Kappa
     Kappa Tau Alpha
     University Honors Program

Michael John Catalano
     Salute

Andrew William Lee Cates
     Thomas Arp Shakespeare Prize

Diana Cristina Catuneanu
     University Honors Program

Brendan Anthony Celii
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society

Alyssa Aryn Chatten
     University Honors Program

Amy Song Chen
     University Honors Program

Nathan Joe Childress
     Alpha Chi

Aaron S. Chu
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Austin Wayne Clark
     Phi Beta Kappa

Anthony M. Cloudy
     Tau Beta Pi

Matthew Ellis Cohen
     University Honors Program

Jodi Lynn Coke
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Guy Irving Colby, V
     Salute

Madison Mires Coleman
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Arielle Collier
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Jessica Danielle Cook
     Tau Sigma

Taylor M. Corrigan
     Mortar Board

Travis Byron Covert
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Mariah Lynn Cowley
     The Departmental Award for Civil Engineering

Brittany Elise Cox
     University Honors Program

Elisabeth Morgan Cremeens
     Ann Whaling Book Prize in Medieval Studies
     Mortar Board




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Caroline Mary Daly
     Distinguished Marketing Major

Deanna Lea Daniels
     Department of Religious Studies Writing Award

Brad Jonathan Davis
     The Dr Pepper/Lazenby Award for a Graduating Senior in Chemistry

Philip Charles Davis
     Tau Beta Pi

Alexandra Nicole Day
     Ann Early Award in Women's Studies
     Betty Janette Maynard Award for Excellent Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies
     Phi Beta Kappa

Michael Britton Dearman
     Alpha Chi
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Parul Rashmi Dhar
     University Honors Program

Adelaida Sofia Diaz-Roa
     Outstanding Entrepreneurship Student

Caroline Elizabeth Dillard
     Herbert Pickens Gambrell Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement
     Henry S. Jacobus Junior Paper Prize in History
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Kalindi Dinoffer
     Outstanding Marketing Major

Zachary Sami Doleh
     Outstanding Accounting Major

Kandi Leigh Doming
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Olivia Flowers Dossett
     Phi Beta Kappa

Qiyue Du
     Distinguished Accounting Major

Hillary A. Dunklin
     Pi Lambda Theta

Emily Marie Dunn
     Tau Beta Pi

Mackenzie Jolie Durham
     University Honors Program

Kaylee Patrice Dusek
     Chi Epsilon




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John Phillip Efantis
     Mortar Board
     Tau Sigma

Kimberly Elmazi
     University Honors Program

Mark Albert Esserman
     Tau Sigma




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Calvin Craig Fanning
     University Honors Program

Kaitlyn Susanne Farmer
     Omega Rho

Elisa Kristian Farrell
     Teacher Scholar Award, Undergraduate Elementary
     University Honors Program

Rahfin Faruk
     Harry S. Truman Scholar Finalist
     Fellow to the Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress
     U.S. Department of State Intern, Department of Democracy, Human Rights, & Labor
     Phi Beta Kappa

Margaret Rivers Fegan
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Andrew Thomas Fiepke
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Oliver Rex Filutowski
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Mortar Board
     Beta Gamma Sigma

Julianna Jasmin Fischer
     Phi Beta Kappa

Christopher Travis Fish
     Tau Sigma

Haley Marie Flander
     Alpha Chi

Ian A. Ford
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society

Lillian Juanita Foster
     Tau Beta Pi

Catherine Eliza Fox
     University Honors Program

Dylan James French
     Mortar Board

Raz Friman
     Tau Beta Pi

Zachary Michael Friske
     University Honors Program

Tyler Jon Fry
     University Honors Program

Audra Lynn Fulp
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: Chinese




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Cody Reed Gackle
     Mortar Board
     Tau Sigma

Natalija Gajic
     Phi Beta Kappa

Adam Christian Gannon
     Phi Beta Kappa

Rachel Susanne Gardner
     Mortar Board

Thomas Valentine Gelo
     Outstanding Creative Achievement in Film/Media Production
     Undergraduate Award for Academic Excellence in the Division of Theatre

Michael Joseph Genecov
     Goodell-Richards Academic Excellence Award in Undergraduate Study

Nastasha S. Gerlt
     Tau Beta Pi

Fantine Giap
     Harry S. Truman Scholar Finalist
     University Honors Program

Victoria Alicia Gilbert
     Mortar Board

Audrey E. Gill
     Mortar Board
     Tau Sigma

Caroline Paige Gillan
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Joel Everett Gobble
     Phi Beta Kappa

Katie Danielle Golden
     Alpha Chi
     Phi Beta Kappa

Wilson Omar Gomez
     Mortar Board
     Tau Sigma

Rachel Ann Gonzalez
     Eta Kappa Nu

Claudia Gonzalez Sada
     Tau Sigma

Michael Lee Gower
     Salute

Sean Austin Grady
     Mortar Board

Sara Lillian Grantham
     Mortar Board

Bradley Jon Graves
     Phi Beta Kappa

Michael Whitley Graves
     Harvey Paul Alper Award for Outstanding Work in an Eastern Religion
     Outstanding Communication Studies Student in Nonprofit Management
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Aliza R. Greenberg
     Isaac Gustave Bromberg Award for Outstanding Work in the Humanities
     Phi Beta Kappa

Ryan Lawrence Greene
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Thomas Morley Griffin
     The Ed M. Harrison Award
     The Rick A. Barrett Memorial Award

Joseph Brice Griggs
     Distinguished Finance Major
     Phi Beta Kappa

Chelsea McClain Grogan
     SMU Prose Awards - Second Place
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society

Megan Lynn Grosse
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Isaac Guerra
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Jose A. Guerrero-Castillo
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Alpha Chi
     Phi Beta Kappa
     Tau Sigma

Daniel Alexander Gum
     Frank C. McDonald Memorial Award for Excellence in Physics

Ashley Lauren Gurley
     University Honors Program




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Zain Hussein Haidar
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: Arabic
     Kappa Tau Alpha
     University Honors Program

Mari Hailu
     Margaret Terry Crooks Award for Outstanding Student in Creative Writing
     David R. Russell Memorial Poetry Award - First Place
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Collin Joseph Hall
     Tau Beta Pi

Kaitlyn Leigh Hall
     University Honors Program

Katelyn Aubrey Hall
     Phi Beta Kappa

Derek Thomas Hamamoto
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society

Sana S. Hamirani
     Mortar Board

Brandon Shane Hand
     University Honors Program

Elizabeth Alleyne Hardwick
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: French

Whitney Michelle Harp
     Betty Janette Maynard Award for Excellent Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies

Nicole Michelle Hartman
     Goldwater Scholar
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Wiley Scholarship Award for Excellence in Physics

Zachary Nolan Harward
     Tau Sigma

Allison Jane Hawks
     Alpha Lambda Delta Senior Book Award
     The E.H. Flath Award
     The Finley W. Tatum Award in Electrical Engineering
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Hayley Christine Heatley
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     University Honors Program

Caitlin Marie Heflin
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Mathilde Beryl Hellinghausen
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Taylor Jon Henry
     The Mark Shepard Award
     The Civil and Environmental Engineering Award for Excellence in Design

Ryan R. Herrscher
     Beta Gamma Sigma

Haley Morgan High
     Mortar Board

Eileen Nancy Hoedebeck
     University Honors Program

Alexandra Hays Hoeman
     Pi Lambda Theta

Mallorie Alexandra Holguin
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: Spanish
     Phi Beta Kappa

Alexa Kathleen Horner
     Mortar Board

Trevor W. Hubbard
     Tau Sigma

Sorsha Lenin Huff
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society

Taisha Simone Husbands
     Mortar Board
     Phi Beta Kappa

Joseph William Hutchinson
     Chi Epsilon




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Hiba Maha Ibad
     University Honors Program

Tayyaba Noor Imran
     Distinguished Accounting Major

Mariana Iriarte
     Salute

Julien Philippe Isnard
     Phi Beta Kappa




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Sarah Fatima Jaffar
     University Honors Program

Caitlin Rhiannon Megan James
     Pi Lambda Theta

Zachariah John Jamieson
     Salute

Ghazala Janmohamed
     Phi Beta Kappa

Jacqueline Esther Japaridze
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: Russian

Jordan B. Jeffcott
     Outstanding BBA Senior Award

Morena Jelovic
     Alpha Chi
     Beta Gamma Sigma

Kirsten Aliena Johansson
     University Honors Program

Amelia Grace Johns
     Betty Janette Maynard Award for Excellent Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies
     Undergraduate Award for Academic Excellence in the Division of Theatre

Allison C. Johnson
     Salute

Leah Johnson
     Mortar Board

Tatum Marie Johnson
     Mortar Board

Timothy Samuel Johnson
     Tau Beta Pi
     Chi Epsilon

Meredith Lynne Jones
     Outstanding Entrepreneurship Student




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Taylor Nicole Kara
     Phi Beta Kappa

Ramin B. Karbasi
     Tau Sigma

Jordan Leigh Kayse
     Tau Beta Pi

Mackenzie Jo Keck
     Temerlin Advertising Institute Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement in Creative
     Kappa Tau Alpha
     University Honors Program

Sara Louise Kendrick
     Goldwater Scholar, Honorable Mention
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Elizabeth A. Kennickell
     Tau Sigma

Wali Ahmed Khan
     Tau Sigma

Dalton R. Kim
     Goldwater Scholar, Honorable Mention
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Alpha Chi
     Phi Beta Kappa

Eugene Sungwon Kim
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Janice Kim
     Goldwater Scholar, Honorable Mention
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Phi Beta Kappa

Michelle Myung-ja Kim
     Tau Beta Pi

Ruby Kim
     Betty Janette Maynard Award for Excellent Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies

Chelsea Elizabeth King
     Alpha Lambda Delta Senior Book Award
     Phi Beta Kappa

Abigail Grace Klaus
     Chi Epsilon

Jenna Leigh Kleiman
     Tau Beta Pi
     Eta Kappa Nu

Regan L. Klein
     Alpha Chi

Kaitlyn Klena
     Omega Rho

Wade Matthew Knight
     Academic Excellence Award in Biological Sciences
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Phi Beta Kappa

Evan Jeremy Kohn
     Tau Beta Pi

Helen Trimble Kohnke
     Stephen D. Wilder Travel Award

Ryan Andrew Koops
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar




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Kristina Olga Lackey
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Isaac Gustave Bromberg Award for Latin

Nicholas Avery Laham
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Joseph Lawrence LaManna, IV
     University Honors Program

Nathaniel J. Lammons
     Tau Beta Pi

Shelby Rose Langford
     Franklin Balch Award for Academic Excellence in International Studies

Seok Hee Lee
     Tau Beta Pi
     Eta Kappa Nu

Su Sie Lee
     Current Finalist, Fulbright English Teaching Assistant to Taiwan
     Phi Beta Kappa

Kyle Dudley Lemons
     The Larrie and Bobbie Weil Undergraduate Research Award
     Dallas Economists’ Club Nominee Award

Olivia Dru Leonard
     Mortar Board

Allison Michelle Leopold
     Alpha Chi National Alfred Nolle Scholarship
     Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance
     Chi Epsilon

Simei Li
     Tau Beta Pi

Samantha Lee Liles
     Alpha Chi

Elizabeth Jewel Lipps
     Environmental Protection Agency Research Fellowship
     Phi Beta Kappa

Charity Elizabeth Logan
     Tau Sigma

Christina T. Lollar
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

James John Lomeo
     Tau Beta Pi

Bernardo Lopez
     Phi Beta Kappa

Alex Bank Lucaciu
     The Sally Blum Memorial Prize in Electrical Engineering
     Alpha Chi
     Tau Beta Pi

Paul G. Lujan
     Chi Epsilon

Rachel Ann Luna
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Kendall Katherine Lunney
     Beta Gamma Sigma

Lauren A. Lyngstad
     Distinguished Marketing Major
     Outstanding Entrepreneurship Student
     University Honors Program




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Harvey D. Mack, Jr.
     Salute

Vanessa Justine Madsen
     Tau Sigma

Melissa Elayna Maguire
     Betty Janette Maynard Award for Excellent Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies

Katherine Rose Maiers
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Mortar Board

Jaywin Singh Malhi
     University Honors Program

Sarah S. Malik
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: Hindi

Emily Eileen Mankowski
     University Honors Program

Kimberly Marcaccini
     Phi Beta Kappa

Abigail Lynn Marchesseault
     Alpha Chi

Collette Ann Marchesseault
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Christopher Michael Marrs
     University Honors Program

Andrew Lawrence Martel
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Eta Kappa Nu

Patrick Thompson Massey
     Wallace F. Lovejoy Memorial Award
     Phi Beta Kappa
     Omega Rho

Marissa Kyle Mathews
     Mortar Board

Kelly Gill Mathison
     Distinguished Accounting Major
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society

Mark Anthony McAllister
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society

Anthony Michael McAuliffe
     Outstanding Academic Achievement in Communication Studies
     Phi Beta Kappa
     Kappa Tau Alpha
     University Honors Program

Jeffrey Richard McBride
     University Honors Program

Kyra Adriana McCarty
     University Honors Program

Kyra Leigh McCarty
     Edward I. and Peggy C. Fry Award for Academic Excellence in Undergraduate Anthropology
     University Honors Program

Jared Daniel McCluskey
     Mortar Board

Hannah Margaret McGary
     University Honors Program

Austin Michael McGinnis
     Tau Beta Pi

Robert H. McNeely, III
     Salute

Evan Michael Meehan
     University Honors Program

Jeffrey Thomas Merritt
     Distinguished Accounting Major

Catherine C. Mickum
     University Honors Program

Martin Milian, Jr.
     University Honors Program

Jessica Lauren Miller
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Nina Jean Miller
     Pi Lambda Theta

Cormick Monahan Moloney
     Tau Beta Pi

Moriah Mae Momsen
     Mechanical Engineering Outstanding Undergraduate Award

Kelsey Barlow Montgomery
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society

Sarah Elizabeth Montonchaikul
     Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to France
     Art History Division Outstanding Senior Award
     University Honors Program

Austin Holland Moorman
     University Honors Program

Kaycee R. Morganto
     Tau Beta Pi

Hayley R. Morrison
     Tau Sigma

Nicoli Robert Mortola
     Tau Sigma

Dominique Noelle Mottek
     Dranguet "Boot Strap" Award

Aya Mouhaffel
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Mortar Board
     Alpha Chi

Ricky Lee Mouser, III
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Daniela Annemarie Mueller
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Grace Beatrice Mueller
     Phi Beta Kappa
     Pi Lambda Theta

Benjamin Henry Munson
     Tau Sigma

Vivian Vanessa Murcia
     University Honors Program




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Meera Nair
     The Jeff Kennington Young Scholar Award

Mayisha Zeb Nakib
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Chalk Scholarship Award for Excellence in Physics

Michelle Elizabeth Navarre
     Outstanding Accounting Major

Aubry Lynn Neal
     Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance

Brooke Ashton Neal
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Alpha Chi
     Phi Beta Kappa

Elizabeth Erin Neil
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society

Jordan Lee Newman
     Phi Beta Kappa

Danh Hong Nguyen
     Tau Beta Pi

Raquel Nicole Nguyen
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Sylvianne Tho Nguyen
     University Honors Program

Vy Tuong Nguyen
     Gilman Scholars
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Phi Beta Kappa

Atif Nisar Ahmed
     Tau Sigma

Lauren Ann Nishimuta
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: Russian

Madelyn Elizabeth Nolan
     Outstanding Finance Major
     Alpha Chi

Victoria L. Nooe
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Anna Christine Norkett
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Mortar Board

Elizabeth Kobe Norris
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program




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Jaime Evans O'Donnell
     Mortar Board

Deborah Ugbedojo Ogali
     University Honors Program

Luke William Oglesbee
     Tau Beta Pi

Ketetha Claude Geraldine Olengue
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Tracy Alice Olson
     University Honors Program

Brenda Isabel Olvera-Leyva
     Tau Sigma

Karma Orfaly
     Mortar Board

Eduardo Jesus Oteiza Calzada
     Alpha Chi




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Gabriella LucyAnna Padgett
     Gilman Scholars
     The McLamore Family Foundation Scholarship in Classical Studies

Skylar Brynne Padia
     Mortar Board

Timothy Michael Paluck
     Eta Kappa Nu

Jack Ryan Pantalena
     Tau Beta Pi

Courtney Fahey Parish
     Phi Beta Kappa

Ashley Marie Parks
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Samuel Partida, Jr.
     Betty Janette Maynard Award for Excellent Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies
     University Honors Program

Russell Trenton Patterson, II
     Distinguished Finance Major

Mallory McDonald Paul
     Mortar Board

Jenna Christine Peck
     University Honors Program

Andrew Jacob Pinkowitz
     Management and Organizations Department Outstanding Senior Award

David Marcus Pitcher
     Tau Beta Pi
     Chi Epsilon

Kira Plastinina
     Outstanding Communication Studies Student in Corporate Communications
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Jason Edward Platt
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Caleb Luke Pool
     Ben Thomas Excellence in Tutoring Award

Martha Ann Pool
     University Honors Program

Emily Jean Portillo
     Mortar Board

Mason Michael Potter
     Mortar Board

Sean Michael Potter
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Psychology Department Senior Award for Outstanding Performance
     Phi Beta Kappa

Meaghan Elizabeth Poulin
     Mortar Board

Katherine Jean Powers
     Mortar Board

Magdalene Anne Poxon
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Mortar Board

Michael Alexander Pratt
     Outstanding Real Estate Finance Major

Nora Joan Prener
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Amanda Christine Presmyk
     Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award
     Kappa Tau Alpha
     University Honors Program

Alice Ansley Pridgen
     Beta Gamma Sigma

Margarette Morgan Pruitt
     The McLamore Family Foundation Scholarship in Latin
     Phi Beta Kappa




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Shaoling Qi
     Tau Sigma




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Basma Raza
     Outstanding Communication Studies Student in Debate and Speech
     University Honors Program

Brooke Hayley Reagan
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Mark Von Redlingshafer
     University Honors Program

Bailie Kathryn Reed
     Mortar Board
     Tau Beta Pi
     Omega Rho

Emily Elizabeth Reiff
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society

Xinqi Ren
     University Honors Program

Erica Lynn Renstrom
     Betty Janette Maynard Award for Excellent Scholarship in Women's and Gender Studies

Alexis Nicole Ricci
     Outstanding Real Estate Finance Major
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Sarah Elizabeth Rice
     Outstanding Senior in Sociology
     Phi Beta Kappa

Aubrey Lynn Richardson
     Mortar Board

Elizabeth Ramsay Ricketts
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Alpha Chi
     Tau Beta Pi

Salvador Jason Robles
     Tau Sigma

Kathryn Frances Roden
     University Honors Program

Kelsey Lauren Rohr
     Alpha Chi

Olga Romanova
     Tau Sigma

Rebecca Ellen Roose
     The Undergraduate Award for Excellence in Music

Joni Marie Rorije
     University Honors Program

Monica Rosales Santillan
     Phi Beta Kappa

Eleanor B. Rosler
     Outstanding BBA Senior Award

Isolina Ruth Rossi
     University Honors Program

Adam Lynn Royal
     Pascal Covici, Jr. Prize for Outstanding Essay in American Studies
     Alpha Chi
     Phi Beta Kappa

Prithvi Rudrappa
     Harry S. Truman Scholar Finalist

Sydney Dalton Rund
     Omega Rho

Cynthia Ann Ruppi
     Phi Beta Kappa

Rebecca Anne Russell
     Alpha Chi

Vinson Goddard Rutledge
     University Honors Program

Jodi Jacquelyn Rybarczyk
     Beta Gamma Sigma




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Jin Ae Sakai
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: Japanese

Damilola Caroline Salako
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Nicholas Joseph Saliba
     Economics Department Award for Excellence
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Giovanni S. Salvatici
     Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key

Caitlin Elizabeth Samples
     University Honors Program

Luke Spencer Sanchez
     Dan Wingren Award for Outstanding Senior

Taeler Lane Sanchez
     Alessandra Comini Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Art History Major
     Phi Beta Kappa

Kelli Suzanne Sargent
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Award for Outstanding Research by an Undergraduate in Psychology

Nicholas P. Saulnier
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     George Bond Poetry Prize

Julianne Marie Scheidler
     Mortar Board

Kate Elizabeth Schoen
     Outstanding Communication Studies Student in Corporate Communications
     University Honors Program

Kaleigh Elizabeth Schropp
     Distinguished Finance Major
     University Honors Program

Jacqueline Paige Scioli
     Ora Nixon Arnold Award for Academic Excellence
     University Honors Program

Amanda Taylor Scott
     University Honors Program

Richard Thomas Scott
     Criteria Award for Distinction in First-Year Writing

Mary-Ashley Seabrook
     Outstanding Communication Studies Student in Public Affairs
     University Honors Program

Blake A. Seeker
     Alpha Chi

Lindsay Elizabeth Seidel
     JC Penney Center for Retail Excellence Outstanding Student Award

Megan Nancy Sessel
     University Honors Program

Caitlin Maureen Shaughnessy
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Acacea Brianna Sherman
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar

Rafael Sierra
     Tau Sigma

Anne-Sophie Simard
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Academic Excellence Award in Biological Research
     Alpha Chi
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Shane R. Simms
     Tau Sigma

Cameron Bradford Skreden
     University Honors Program

Williamson James Slack
     Mortar Board

Alicia Cristina Smiley
     The Dr. Laura J. Steinberg, Distinguished First-Year Civil and Environmental Engineering Award

Ellen E. Smith
     Mortar Board

Mallorie Christine Smith
     Phi Beta Kappa

Shelbi Jo Smith
     Criteria Award for Distinction in First-Year Writing
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Mortar Board

Will Erick Smith
     Beta Gamma Sigma

Thomas Duncan Spielberger
     University Honors Program

Justin R. Stafford
     Tau Sigma
     Salute

Savannah Lee Stephens
     Stanton Sharp Award for Outstanding Service and Academic Achievement
     Outstanding Communication Studies Student in Public Affairs

Christopher M. Sterlacci
     Salute

Alexandria Renee Stinger
     Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Roman Mark Stolyarov
     University Honors Program

Kathleen Jill Strauss
     Phi Beta Kappa
     Beta Gamma Sigma

Brittani Stori Strickland
     Outstanding Communication Studies Student in Public Relations
     Kappa Tau Alpha
     University Honors Program

Sarah Samer Suki
     University Honors Program

Suraj Sulhan
     Alpha Chi

Rebecca Parker Swarm
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Harley D. Swick
     Tau Sigma

Sabeen Sidra Syed
     Delta Sigma Pi Scholarship Key

Kara Elaine Synhorst
     David R. Russell Memorial Poetry Award - Second Place




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Ziyi Tang
     Tau Sigma

Meredith Tavallaee
     Alpha Chi

Julien David Teel
     Woodrow Wilson Center Intern

Haley Elizabeth Thayer
     Outstanding Achievement in Print Journalism

Jaison Thomas
     University Honors Program

Kaitlyn Anne Thomas
     The American Concrete Institute Scholarship
     Chi Epsilon

Hannah Thomas-Hollands
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Kathleen Reed Thompson
     Mortar Board

Amanda Nicole Thornton
     Lambda Alpha Iota Chapter Distinguished Achievement Award

Micah A. Thornton
     The Departmental Award in Computer Engineering

Daniel Mark Tomlinson
     Nash Parsley Memorial Award for Outstanding Creative Achievement

Karen Veronica Torres
     Distinguished Marketing Major

Mitchell Roger Towne
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: Latin

Christopher Dinh Tran
     Pi Kappa Lambda

Heather Ashley Trattner
     Tau Sigma

Ramon Vicente Trespalacios Fernandez
     Distinguished Marketing Major
     The Departmental Award in Engineering Management, Information and Systems
     John Robert McCaw Merit Award in Mathematics
     Beta Gamma Sigma

Javier Andres Trevino Martinez
     Alpha Chi
     Omega Rho
     Tau Sigma

Mpuekela Esther Tshibangu
     Outstanding Achievement in Screenwriting for Film and Media Arts

Mackenzie K. Turner
     Kappa Tau Alpha

Rachel Jessica Turner
     Tau Beta Pi
     Chi Epsilon




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Peyton Uptmor
     Megan Laird and Raiberto Comini Italian Language Award




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Celesstia Valdez
     Phi Beta Kappa

Patricia Janelle Cunada Villacin
     Outstanding Achievement in Broadcast Journalism
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Kappa Tau Alpha
     Pi Lambda Theta




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Hayley Margaret Wagner
     Outstanding Senior Student in Anthropology
     University Honors Program

William Miller Walker
     Outstanding Pre-Service Educator
     Phi Beta Kappa

William C. Watts
     University Honors Program

Mary Martha Webber
     Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship to France
     Phi Beta Kappa
     University Honors Program

Macartney Elizabeth Welborn
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society
     Mortar Board
     Phi Beta Kappa

Stephen Christopher Wheelis
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     University Honors Program

Averi Elizabeth White
     Mortar Board

Jordan Alan White
     Distinguished Finance Major

Karamarie Mineko White
     University Honors Program

Tanner Alan Whitham
     Phi Beta Kappa

Alexis Marie Wilkinson
     Teacher Scholar Award, Undergraduate Secondary

Alissa Jolie Williams
     University Honors Program

Hillary Anne Williams
     Phi Beta Kappa

Lahela Williams
     Charley Aberg Travel Award

Joshua David Wills
     Mortar Board
     Tau Beta Pi

Myra Elizabeth Wilson
     Chi Epsilon

Benjamin J. Wise
     Robert Stewart Hyer Scholar Award in Physics

Paige Lauren Witthar
     University Honors Program

Emily Allyn Wolfe
     Pi Lambda Theta

Kelsey Nicole Wolfe
     University Honors Program

Hannah Glenn Wood
     Tau Sigma
     Salute

Sarah Lynn Woodruff
     Mortar Board

Cameron Jacob Woolley
     Phi Beta Kappa




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Yu Xie
     Tau Beta Pi
     Omega Rho




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Kristen Anne Yule
     Mortar Board
     Alpha Chi




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Story Caroline Zanetti
     Tau Beta Pi

Jiaxin Zhang
     Tau Sigma

Sheng Zhong
     Beta Gamma Sigma

Michael Hayes Zimmerman
     Tau Sigma

Arnaud Hubert Zimmern
     Robert and Nancy Dedman Outstanding Senior Student
     Hamilton Undergraduate Research Scholar
     Philip H. Solomon Award in World Languages and Literatures: German
     University Honors Program

Jennifer Michelle Zotz
     Robert Stewart Hyer Society



Past Award Recipients

Please visit the Honor Awards Database.

Please direct all questions regarding Honors Day to ceremonies@smu.edu or (214) 768-2037.