Past Award Recipients

 

Past recipients of the UC Merced Leadership Awards

Carol Tomlinson-Keasey Award

  • 2016: Desiree McClain
  • 2015: Michael Mullarkey
  • 2014: Valorie Smart
  • 2013: Garrett Patton

Legacy Award

  • 2016: Thu Tran
  • 2015: Brian Bamsch
  • 2014: Steven Duval Ruilova
  • 2013: Katherine Amrine & Lara Jaber

Distinguished Leadership Award

  • 2016: Aspen Fernando, Brenda Yu, Domonique Jones, & Eric Chu
  • 2015: Jannani Krishnan, Mehdi Bahrami, Debby Lee, Kevin Quintanilla, & Crystal Bui
  • 2014: Crystal Bakhaj & Darrel Justo
  • 2013: Alexandra Hamilton & Darrel Justo

Contribution to Student Affairs Award

  • 2016: Devonyo Bills, Carli Bardier, Michael Pierick, & Jason Davis
  • 2015: Donald Edwards, Aja Johnson, & Emily Wilson
  • 2014: George Ortega & Alisa Keyser
  • 2013: Alexus Ela & Saema Adeeb

Student Organization of the Year

  • 2016: Students Advocating Law and Education
  • 2015: Student Alumni Association
  • 2014: Ingenieros Unidos
  • 2013: Pilipino American Alliance

Inspirational Bobcat Award

  • 2016: Savanna Briggs
  • 2015: LaTia Winfrey
  • 2014: Debby Lee
  • 2013: Samantha Auduong

Organization President of the Year Award

  • 2016: Mercy Maina
  • 2015: Jizelle Uyeki
  • 2014: Jamie Sweet
  • 2013: Kristynn Sullivan

Outstanding Advisor Award

  • 2016: Ross Avilla
  • 2015: Kevin Storms
  • 2014: Professor Jennifer Manilay
  • 2013: Tomiko Hale

Outstanding Graduate Student Award

  • 2016: Danielle Bermudez
  • 2015: Brandon Stark
  • 2014: Holly Swift
  • 2013: Heather Thompson

Social Justice Leadership Award

  • 2016: Whitney Do
  • 2015: Kirsten Mengell
  • 2014: Sonamtso Kunzang
  • 2013: Stephanie Toledo

University Friends Circle Distinguished Volunteer Scholarship

  • 2016: Marqose Saephan
  • 2015: Dalton Rogers
  • 2014: Merlyn Perez
  • 2013: Noel Gomez
  • 2012: Gabriel Rodriquez
  • 2011: Shane Kavanaugh

New Student Organization of the Year

  • 2016: Society of Physics Students
  • 2015: Afro Terrace Living and Learning Community 
  • 2014: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • 2013: American Medical Student Association

University Friends Circle Community Service Organization Award

  • 2016: Ingenieros Unidos
  • 2015: Ingenieros Unidos
  • 2014: Science Alliance
  • 2013: Energy Service Corps
  • 2012: Kappa Sigma Fraternity
  • 2011: Alpha Phi Omega
  • 2010: Rotoract

Program of the Year

  • 2016: "Health Professional Panel," The American Medical Student Association
  • 2015: "Lu'au 2014," Ohana
  • 2014: “M.A.I.V Educational Conference,” Hmong Student Association
  • 2013: “State Assembly Debate for the 21st District of California,” Political Science Student Association

Intercollegiate Male Athlete of the Year

  • 2016: Andy Galvan
  • 2015: Cody Colbad
  • 2014: Cody Golbad
  • 2013: Surabordin “Ai” Prachurmsri

Georgette “Ma” Kelley Intercollegiate Female Athlete of the Year

  • 2016: Courtney Danna
  • 2015: Sofia Rios
  • 2014: Shelby Howard
  • 2013: Ashtin Alves

Cobi Jones Male Sports Club Athlete of the Year

  • 2016: Brandyn Ryan
  • 2015: Aaron Martin
  • 2014: Craig Sano

Female Sports Club Athlete of the Year

  • 2016: Ai-Linh Alten
  • 2015: Hannah Miller
  • 2014: Amber Normann

Fraternity and Sorority Outstanding Member of the Year

  • 2016: Karen Munoz
  • 2015: Leah Beza & Jilian Foster

Fraternity and Sorority Outstanding New Member of the Year

  • 2016: Andrea Gurrola

Fraternity and Sorority Council Outstanding Chapter of the Year

  • 2016: Delta Gamma

Professional Fraternity Council Outstanding Chapter of the Year

  • 2016: Delta Epsilon Mu