Students honored at first all-awards ceremony


All 1,800 of this spring’s University of Washington Bothell graduates can be proud of their accomplishments, and many have drawn special attention for their leadership, research and academic achievements. This year, for the first time, they were honored at a combined celebration Friday evening at Mobius Hall.


See more Marc Studer photos of the event here.

Here are the honorees and awardees:


Chancellor’s Academic Honors and Awards


President's Medalist

Justin Thompson

Chancellor's Medalist

Alejandra Pérez
Benjamin Studley

Husky 100

Kelsey M. Bolinger
Jessica L. Cole
Ruth Medina
Alejandra Pérez
Michaella R. Rosner

Campus Compact Washington
Students Serving Washington Awards – Presidents’ Award

Social Entrepreneur Award: Molly Herbert
Outstanding Service Award: John Neukirchen


Academic Honors and Awards


Research Awards

Mary Gates Research Scholars

Mathew Bihis
Kelsey Bolinger
Heather Hewitt
Bonnie Johnson
Alejandra Pérez

Founder's Fellow Research Scholars

Morgan Ascanio
Nicholas Begley
Kaleb Dempsey
Xin Gao
Dawn Hatfield
Stephanie Lim
Kellen Maloney
Wyatt Moore
Amanda Morgan
Malia Steward


Student Fulbright Scholar

Brad Lakey


Student Leadership Awards


Outstanding Student Leader
of the Year

Graduating Senior: Morgan Ascanio

Continuing Undergraduate Student: Naima Shaltu

Continuing Undergraduate Student: Markus Smith

Outstanding Contributions to community service

Kenia Janson

Outstanding Contribution to Social Justice & Diversity

Aretha Basu


Honor Cord Recipients

Summa Cum Laude
Valerie Louise Blake
Jessica Leigh Cole
Whitney Anne Corthell
Xin Gao
Ruth Medina
Allison Elizabeth Paul
Gabrielle P. Robert
Blake Thomas Shepherd
Dalia A. Swellum
Bryan Charles Taylor
Justin Michael Thompson
Brett A. Wagner
Kristoffer Michael Warren
Kendall Christina Wiggins
Michael Sungjoon Won

Magna Cum Laude
Lacey L. Arnold
Johanna Laurel Batchelor
Portia Boyle
Kristin Joy Breeden
Christopher Alain Dubois
Evelyn Elliott
Sana Nasir Farooqi
Michelle R. Giesler
Lizz Schilling Gregory
Ryan Kirk Gross
Bonnie A. Johnson
Allison Shae Kane
Kaitlin Eleanor Knutson
Colette Elizabeth Kradin
Matthew Leon
Daniel Catalin Luncasu-Rolea
Dragana Markanovic
Taryn Julia Meacham
Audrey Lillian Miller
Wyatt Lee Moore
Amy Nelson
Sarah Catherine Pennington
Elisabeth Rebecca Petras
Benjamin B. Phan
Kyle Martin Piper
Victoria Anne Rayno
Miranda C. Riley
Sabrina R. Sadler
Viona M. Sanda
Alla Skobkariov
Paulien Nicole Sloan-Evans
Matthew Connor Stewart
Sahin Begum Tahir
Derek Townsend
Anatoliy P. Yevtushenko

Cum Laude
Maxime Kudama Al-Izzi
Muath Ibraheem Alsalmi
Fatima Bakher Al-Shemary
Luis Fernando Alvarado Caballero
Morgan P. Ascanio
Andrew W. Ashley
Ryan Daniel Askman
Kelly L. Ausburn
Laurel Baum
Jake Thomas Berg
Matthew C. Bihis
Brady N. Blake
Sara Micall Brannman
Mariana Abrinhosa Bruschi
Sara-Beth Burkett
Joshua Richard Byland
Kramer Robert Canup
Eric Jacob Carpenter
Robin Young Chang
Ryan Jeremy Church
Dakota Sage Combelic
Aaron David Conrad
Christin Chais Deakins
Jeffrey Early Dennis
Daniela Diaz Caro
My Ngoc Doan
Casey Jordan Earl
Sharareh Fahandej-Saadi
Connor W. Flanary
Ekaterina Gamarnik
Evan Michael Gilbert
Jeff David Guilland
Dylan Robert Hall
Dawn R. Hatfield
Meghan Yael Hawkins
Jordyn Michelle Haynes
Eric Jeffrey Hemmen
Brooke Nicole Hereth
Erika Michelle Hiraiwa
Elizabeth J. Huffaker
Colin Douglas Hufman
Gabriella Marie Ibanez-Dacruz
Mirei Imai
Katrina R. Johner
Sydney Norine Johnson
Luke Kobler Johnson
Daniel R. Johnson
Christina E. P. Jugovic
Steven David Kay
Anna L. Ketola
Mihyang Kim
Stephen Lambert
Mark Adam Langley
Caleb Daniel Larson
Hyangchoon Laura Lee

Christopher Chun Hyong Lee
Sophia M. Lewis
Samantha K. Lillejord
Bryan Vaughn McDermott
Jacob James McDermott
Colin Joseph Miller
Alicia Moore
Wichaya Mueangcharoen
Melissa N. Muro
Edelmar Devera Navaluna
Anna Mai-Han Nguyen
Maria Alejandra Perez Guzman
Yarali Pineda
Yordan A. Popov
Ashley B. Potter
Xiangyu Qi
Isaac Benjamin Ralston
Terry Steven Rogers
Jarred Sabo
Andrea Maria Saldana
Hillary Michaele Sanders
Ryan Schmautz
Heera Shin
Jacob Dale Since
Kelsey Snyder
Kathryn Jean Stanley
Rachael Elizabeth Stead
Lindsay Michelle Stevens
Benjamin James Studley
Travis Tetsuro Takeuchi
Kaley Lauren Taylor
Emma Elizabeth Tomsett
Andrew Scott Townsend
Anh Duy Tran
Lam Bao Tran
Chantelle Alene Troutman-Watson
Andrew Preston Watson
Derek Perkins Whitney
Elvira Yultaeva

Faculty Honors
Shelby Lynn Ahlgren
Jordan Sierra Apley-Shelp
Ileah M. Daniels
Demetria S. Espinoza
Jessica R. Fogg
Jasmine S. Giles
Ali Marie Greaves
Jonathan C. Hiatt
Moriah Rose Layson
Patricia Michelle Merkley
Kaitlyn Jean Pittman
Lauren Elyse Proteau
Ronelle Sto Domingo Revilla
Krystal A. Singh
Zachary M. Wynakos



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