College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Department of Sociology

                                        Congratulations Award Recipients 


                                                        Award Recipients

Angely Alamilla
Honors in General EducationSociology Student Ana Castillo

"Our job in this life is not to shape ourselves into some ideal we imagine we ought to be, but to find out who we already are and become it.” -Steven Pressfield

Layla Beyrouti
W.E.B. duBois AwardSociology Student Layla Beyrouti

"I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed." Booker Washington

Victoria Chin
Exceptional Academic Achievement Award

"My life has been harsh and bittersweet, but without the worse I am incomplete.”

Jennifer Evangelista
Magna Cum LaudeSociology Student Jennifer Evangelista

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”― Maya Angelou

Erin Fisher
Cum LaudeSociology Student Erin Fisher

"Thank you to my family and friends for supporting and encouraging me to follow my dreams of going to college!"

Sarah Gamaza
Summa Cum LaudeSociology Student Sarah Gamaza

"Thank you to my friends, family, and all my amazing professors!"

Carlos Guerrero
Summa Cum Laude
Bethany Hammons
Summa Cum Laude
Elizabeth Henry
Exceptional Academic Achievement AwardSociology Student Elizabeth Henry
Walt Schafer Outstanding Research Paper
Magna Cum Laude and Honors in the Major

"People are capable, at any time in their lives, of doing what they dream of.” – Paulo Coelho

Delaney Jones
Cum LaudeSociology Student Delaney Jones

"Education is an act of love, and thus an act of courage"-Paulo Freire
"Thank you to all my loved ones."

Alexis Juravic
Cum LaudeSociology Student Alexis Juravic

"I couldn't have done this without my amazing family. Congratulations Class of 2020!"

Claire Kennedy
Summa Cum LaudeSociology Student Claire Kennedy

"Thank you to my friends and family for supporting me and pushing me to achieve my goal of Summa Cum Laude!"

Jennifer Lenches
W.E.B. duBois AwardSociology Student Jennifer Lenches

"My journey has just begun! Thank you to everyone who made this possible. My heart feels so big and I am just so grateful."

Adriana Macias
Robert P. Rankin AwardSociology Student Adriana Macias

"The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion." - Albert Camus

Janet McCue
Educational Enhancement AwardSociology Student Janet McCue

"Take what you can from your dreams, make them as real as anything…" - Dave Matthews Band

Jessica Ramirez
Sociology Outstanding Student Award of 2020Sociology Student Jessica Ramirez

"My background, my story, brings diversity to the table. I have learned to use my hardships and experiences as bridges to connect with others in the hope of better serving the most marginalized within our communities."