Our annual departmental banquet again awarded more than $40,000 in scholarships to well-deserving undergraduate and graduate students. These awards recognized outstanding teaching, research, and service. Also, Dr. Jennifer Sherman received the Louis N. Gray Graduate Student Advocate Award for her work with graduate students.
Rising senior sociology major Luis Monfeda-Rendon received the Exceptional Senior Award.
Graduate students Eric Allen, Katie Bittinger, Darcy Hauslik, and Rebekah Torcasso-Sanchez all received teaching awards named for late WSU professor Joseph DeMartini. DeMartini’s wife, Margaret, attended the banquet.
Graduate students pose with Dr. Jennifer Sherman, who received the Louis N. Gray Graduate Student Advocate award.
The full list of award winners is below:
Exceptional Senior Award – Luis Monfeda-Rendon
Jeanne Jewett Scholarship – Anjelica Reyna
Roberta Cline Frasier Anderson Scholarship – Margaret Abercrombie
Ruth Magnuson Roberts Scholarship – Jessica Do
Herbert & Mary Wensky Neil Scholarship – Olivia Cortez
Paul and Bessie Landis Scholarship – Kimberly Poma
John Wardwell Alumni Endowed Scholarship – Jace Peterson
Joseph R. DeMartini Travel Grant – Eric Allen, Rebekah Torcasso-Sanchez
Joe DeMartini Graduate Teaching Scholarship – Katherine Bittinger, Darcy Hauslik
Dissertation Research Award – Ashley Colby
Gordon D. & Izola P. Morgan Fellowship – Jose Collazo, Hong Zhang
Wardwell Alumni Scholarship – Pierce Greenberg
Yoder Graduate Fellowship – Yikang Bai, Amanda Clayson, Pierce Greenberg, Nathan Lindstedt, Adam McKee, Sarah Morton, Adam Roth, Jarred Williams
Dolan Scholarship – Michael Lengefeld
Short Paper Award – Pierce Greenberg
Minority Student Fellowship – Marisa Cervantes, Jesse Mendiola
Ann Madsen Depew Memorial Scholarship – Valerie Adrian, Jonathan Schreiner
Outstanding First Year Award – Eric Allen
Louis N. Gray Graduate Student Advocate Award – Jennifer Sherman