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Student Leadership Awards

Each year, Elmhurst University celebrates the leadership shown by our students and their dedication to organizations that bring our campus community together.

Our most recent Student Leadership Awards honorees were recognized during a virtual ceremony held on May 12, 2020.

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2020 Student Leadership Recognition

Senior of the Year Award

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Founders Awards

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EC Connection Mentor Recognition

  • Amanda Swanson
  • Amber Ong
  • Ariana Franco
  • Jules Thomas
  • LeMeah Brownlee
  • Raven Rhone
  • Samantha Carrasquillo
  • Gianna Montesano
  • Daniela Valerio
  • Erika Jakes

EC Coordinator Recognition

  • Yesey Palomares
  • Alex Hall

Orientation Student Leaders Recognition

  • Katherine Albano
  • Giselle Beltran
  • Patrick Bruen
  • Abby Daniels
  • Alec Degnan
  • Alyssa DeJesus
  • Michelle Diaz
  • Cameron Ehlers
  • Nico Favuzzi
  • Natalie Filas
  • Mason Garcia
  • Morgan Gerhardt
  • Zoey Immordino
  • Emilie Kottmeier
  • Chelsea Labay
  • Vanessa Leon
  • Noor Maghrebi
  • Stefani Martinez
  • Kiara McGee
  • Zach Mietzner
  • Josh Nichols
  • Mary Ovan
  • Johnny Perez
  • Julia Polina
  • Nina Rauzi
  • Terry Romero
  • Laura Rusk
  • Teddy Schupack
  • Matt Tobin
  • Marieli Urquiza
  • Emily Zachman

Transfer Lead Team

  • Khalilah Brooks
  • Hannah Brummer
  • Natalie Grillo
  • Ashley Jayko
  • Joanna Juskiewicz
  • Emma Wilkin

Orientation Student Leader Coordinator Recognition

  • Jacob Hubbard
  • Elizabeth Kolell
  • Diana Martinez
  • Kaylah Schukas

Resident Adviser Recognition

  • Lauren Berryhill
  • Roberto Ayala
  • Emily Marquez
  • Alex Hall
  • Jess Kuhns
  • Nikki Omiotek
  • Jenny Deren
  • Kevin Holt
  • Malek Mostfa
  • Irais Bahena
  • True Seal
  • Edith Mercado
  • Tanner King
  • Jo Juskiewicz
  • Emma Wilkin
  • Hannah Bacon
  • Jennifer Claudio-Chavez
  • Emily Gilligan
  • Dacey Maglaque
  • Kendall Neumann
  • Kween Jean
  • Andrew Matuszewski
  • Iris Villaseñor
  • Alexis Gahan-Lopez
  • Jack Brandon
  • Maggie Grady
  • Kirsten DeArvil
  • Andrew Frerich
  • Eva Toon
  • Mia Riese
  • Quinn Stokes
  • Thomas Yarbrough
  • Natalie Janik
  • Erik Rocha
  • Brendan Barry
  • Valentina Poggi
  • Courtney O’Donnell
  • Ben Sullivan

Head Resident Recognition

  • Shawndell Young
  • Nadia Solis
  • Megahn Webber
  • Mary Lotesto
  • Alex Kielion
  • Chris Binder

Resident Adviser of the Year

Hannah Bacon

Student Government Association Recognition
2019-2020

  • Alexandria Schultz, President
  • Michael Vaia, Vice President
  • Nico Favuzzi, Treasurer
  • Husna Ahmed, Secretary
  • Bridget Byrne, Parliamentarian

Incoming Student Government Association
2020-2021

  • Mike Vaia, President
  • Hiba Anees, Vice President
  • Husna Ahmed, Treasurer
  • Bridget Byrne, Secretary
  • Sonali Rajput, Parliamentarian

Union Board Recognition

  • Amy Young, President
  • Michael Mueller, Vice President
  • Emma Wilkin, Finance Chair
  • Valbona Shameti, Destinations Chair
  • Briana Janczy, Marketing Chair
  • Sonali Rajput, Spirit Chair
  • Natalie Grillo, Festivals Chair
  • Sarah White, Homecoming Chair
  • Katharyne O’Conner, Large Scale Events Chair

Student Organization Awards

Distinguished Event of the Year

Queer Straight Alliance Drag Show

Leadership in Action

Zach De Ramos, Alpha Sigma Phi

Advisor of the Year

Garrett Rosiek, Advisor of Best Buddies

President of the Year

Katherine Cervantes, Alpha Mu Gamma
National Foreign Language Honor Society

Student Organization of the Year

Asian Club of Elmhurst

Sorority and Fraternity Awards

Sorority New Member of the Year

Marina Orrico, Sigma Kappa

Fraternity New Member of the Year

Zack de Ramos, Alpha Sigma Phi

Spirit of Being Greek Advisor Award

Tyler Espino, Alpha Sigma Phi chapter advisor
and Elmhurst University admission counselor

Sorority Member of the Year

Maggie Krzeminski, Kappa Kappa Gamma

Fraternity Member of the Year

Matthew Keane of Alpha Sigma Phi

Chapter of Excellence

Phi Mu

Athletic Awards

All-American Recognition

Jimmy McAuliffe

Merle Chapman Leadership Awards

Justin Hames, Wrestling

Heather Hoffmann, Women’s Soccer

CCIW Player of the Year

Oliver Saile, Men’s Soccer

Men’s Athletic Scholar of the Year

Luke Deel, Men’s Soccer

Women’s Athletic Scholar of the Year

Courtney O’Donnel, Women’s Basketball

Men’s Athlete of the Year

Jake Rhode, Men’s Basketball

Women’s Athlete of the Year

Bailey Brouwer, Volleyball

Individual Division Awards

Shining Star

  • Johny Perez
  • Dasia Razo
  • Cameron Ehlers
  • Matthew Keane 
  • Hector Quintero 
  • Maggie Krzeminski 
  • Luke Maslanka 
  • Kiara McGee
  • Aya Ihmoud
  • Duresmeen Berki
  • Amy Young
  • Maddi Wrzeciona 
  • Sonali Rajput 
  • Reece Sweeney 
  • Yesey Palomares  
  • Grace Ludwig

Bluejay Spirit Award

• Carter Rosenthal

Silent Leader

• Juweria Ali

Friend of Student Affairs

• Pam Glover, Staff

• Connie Mixon, Faculty

• Joanna Juskiewicz, Students

The Flame Award

• Hiba Anees

The Paul Krohn Award

• Hannah Bacon

The Order of Light and Knowledge Seniors

  • Erika Jakes
  • Emily Marquez
  • Kendall Neumann
  • Kryzsztof Ryt
  • Reece Sweene

1871 Award

• Kendall Neumann

Bluejay of the Year

• Alex Hall

 


 

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