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Senior Awards

Honors Valedictorian Award

University Honors Valedictorian Award

From the Latin word meaning, "to say farewell," the Honors Valedictorian distinction is given to a graduating senior who has demonstrated exemplary engagement in University Honors, as well as evidence of leadership, scholarship, integrity, humility, and compassion.

University Honors Valedictorian 2019 - 2020

Zehra Qazi

Public Policy

Pillars of Excellence Award

Awarded to four graduating seniors who exemplify the University Honors Three Pillars of Excellence. Students must promote creativity and innovation, cultivate a culture of contribution, and celebrate diversity and global citizenship through their academic and extracurricular accomplishments.

Pillars of Excellence Award Winners 2019 - 2020


Xingyu Chen
Chemical Engineering


Dhamar Morales Uriostegui
Mechanical Engineering


Selena Razo
Media & Cultural Studies


Hazel Anne Salvador
Biology