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 2020 - 2021

Jacob Rios


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 2020 - 2021

Hugo Arcos
Global Studies

Mark Hanin

Mari Hayashi
Computer Science

Katrina Villavert