Student Leadership Awards

2017 Award Winners

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Christina Wang

Undergraduate Award

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Frederik Belz

Undergraduate Award

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Iris Jing

Undergraduate Award

Jade Jackson headshot

Jade Jackson

Undergraduate Award

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Kristin Astrachan

Undergraduate Award

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Ron Chadwick

Undergraduate Award

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Chiranth Hegde

Graduate Winner

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Simon Wang

Graduate Winner

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Charles Anumnu

Marvin Wright Student Athlete Award

Award History and Criteria

Undergraduates

In 1970, the Student Engineering Council established the Student Leadership Award in Engineering.  Each year six awards are presented.  Each recipient receives a framed certificate and a $200 check, which is presented at a ceremony during the Spring semester.  Their names will be recorded on a permanent plaque displayed on the 10th floor of Ernest Cockrell Jr. Hall.

Who can apply/criteria?

  • Cockrell School of Engineering undergraduates with at least 24 hours in residence
  • May self nominate or nominate anyone else meeting criteria
  • May be nominated by Cockrell School of Engineering faculty and staff
  • Previous winners are not eligible to win again
  • Nominees must be enrolled students during the Spring 2017 semester

When will winners be selected?

  • Winners will be notified in December 
  • Award ceremony held during the Spring semester

What qualifications should a nominated student have?

  • A personal history of positively affecting the Cockrell School of Engineering student community,
  • Held a leadership position within a Cockrell School of Engineering student organization,
  • Dedicated themselves to overcome obstacles and pursuing their visions,
  • Motivated, guided, mentored, and supported the Cockrell School of Engineering student organizations by:
        a) Trusting and working effectively with their colleagues,
        b) Honoring the contributions of every individual, and
        c) Pushing others to excel on their own while they strive to improve the Cockrell School of Engineering community.

Remember, this is a Cockrell School of Engineering Award, so the focus of involvement of the nominated student should be school wide before university wide.

Graduates

The Graduate Student Leadership Awards in Engineering were established in 2008 through an endowment by Abtine Tavassoli, PhD in Electrical Engineering, December 2007.  Two awards are presented each year.  Each recipient receives a framed certificate and a $200 check, which is presented at a ceremony during the Spring semester.

Who can apply/criteria?

  • Cockrell School of Engineering graduate students with at least 18 hours in residence
  • May self nominate or nominate anyone else meeting criteria
  • May be nominated by Cockrell School of Engineering students, faculty and staff
  • Previous winners are not eligible to win again
  • Nominees must be enrolled students during the Spring 2017 semester

When will winners be selected and recognized?

  • Winners will be notified in December 
  • Award ceremony held during the Spring semester

What qualifications should a nominated student have?

  • A personal history of positively affecting the Cockrell School of Engineering student community,
  • Held a leadership position within a Cockrell School of Engineering student organization,
  • Dedicated themselves to overcome obstacles and pursuing their visions,
  • Motivated, guided, mentored, and supported the Cockrell School of Engineering student organizations by:
        a) Trusting and working effectively with their colleagues,
        b) Honoring the contributions of every individual, and
        c) Pushing others to excel on their own while they strive to improve the Cockrell School of Engineering community.

Remember, this is a Cockrell School of Engineering Award, so the focus of involvement of the nominated student should be school wide before university wide.

Apply Now - Deadline October 30, 2017 at midnight!

Previous Award Winners

The Cockrell School of Engineering has been honoring students for their leadership for more than 40 years.
View past recipients of the Student Leadership Award.

2016 Award Winners

Juan Abreu WEB

Juan Abreu
Geosystems

Undergraduate Award

Dani Johnson WEB

Danielle Johnson
Chemical

Undergraduate Award

Oscar Lopez WEB

Oscar Lopez
Mechanical

Undergraduate Award

Divya Ramamoorthy WEB

Divya Ramamoorthy
Biomedical

Undergraduate Award

Saadia Razvi WEB

Sayyeda Saadia Razvi
Mechanical

Undergraduate Award

Tiffany Yick WEB

Tiffany Yick
Mechanical

Undergraduate Award

David Ottesen WEB

David Ottesen
Aerospace

Graduate Winner

Michelle Pang WEB

Michelle Pang
Mechanical

Graduate Winner

Erin Shireman WEB

Erin Shireman
Aerospace

Marvin Wright Student Athlete Award

2015
Undergraduates
2015
 Graduates

Luke Bury
Victoria Dean
Emily Deas
Anuj Kudva
Sangeetha Mylvaganam
Kristen Pearson

Deepjyoti Deka
Ayaz Mehmani
2014
Undergraduates
2014
 Graduates
Matthew Ferris
Mary Ashley Liu
Clarke Rahrig
Kathleen Rogers
Rebecca Tom
Farzad Yousefi
 
Maria Jimenez
Hao Wu
 
2013
Undergraduates
2013
 Graduates
Alison Barton
Rosaura Estrada
Julie Fogarty
Jose Gomez III
Ashty Karim
Gilbert Portillo
 
Austin Talley
Courtney Shell
 
2012
Undergraduates
2012
 Graduates
Varitara (Belle) Archaphorn
Sarah Hand
San'Quan Prioleau
James Salazar
Rebekah Scheuerle
Roberto Valle
 
Katherine Alfredo
Columbia Mishra
 
2011
Undergraduates
2011
 Graduates
Bryse Ed
Joanna Fung
Omar Gomez
Grant Lastovica
Aniekeme Mbride
Kristen McConnell
 
Jared Garrison
B. Reeja Jayan
 
2010
Undergraduates
2010
 Graduates
Emily Chen
Erik N. Eyberg
Al Gonzalez
Ankita Kaul
Katherine Maass
Michael Vu
 
Richard Naething
Cassandra Telenko
 
2009
Undergraduates
2009
 Graduates
Aditya Garg
Alexandra Novgorodova
Patrick O'Connor
Stephanie Orci
Krishna Venkatesh
Natalie Williams
 
Siyavash Motealleh
Murali Theivanayagam
 
2008
Undergraduates
2008
 Graduates
Heidi Gensler
Christopher Green
Danielle Kamel
Jesse Ramos
Madhurita Sengupta
Eugene Stautberg
 
Jessica Ventura
Qui Wu
 
  2007  
  Sriya Anbil
Lindsey Fogle
H. Gary Lehman
Shanique Roberson
Ramya Sankar
Judy Tu
 
 
2006 2005 2004
Ashley M. Alletag
Ellen G. Chen
E. Enrique Dominguez
Sameer A. Kamal
Angela M. Nickels
Vivek A. Sakhrani
 
Salomé Balderamma
René A. Grado
Alexander F. Marks
JunJay Tan
Chrystal M. Tyler
Christopher E. Wayman
 
Annette I. Amadin
Robert R. Aguirre
George L. Chamales
Nola Shin-Yin Li
Kalpana Manthiram
Holly E. Tompkins
 
2003 2002 2001
Ryan P. Deschner
Gareth A. Montgomery
Katie L. Pizzolato
Karen E. Teeuwen
Tran T. Vuong
William Z. Warren
 
Dimitria L. Aldridge
Corinna A. Kester
Nathan R. Rylander
Hien Thien-Hai Tran
Daniel Vega
Florence W. Yeun
 
Evelyn Chen
Samir K. Goel
Audrey N. Nguyen
Damien X. Panketh
Lisa M. Weigum
Kevin Yang
 
2000 1999 1998
Christopher Barbee
Evelyn Chen
Minori Jovel
Alan Lotrakul
William McKeen
Kevin Watis
 
Joshua Friedrich
Jacob Hodges
Valerie Jalufka
Amanda Lechuga
Justin Pape
 
Jonathan Baksht
Patricia Cantwell
Jacob Hodges
Justin Pape
Catherine Riegle
Bradley Staats
 
1997 1996 1995
Jonathan Baksht
Angela M. Black
Scott M. Blair
Valeria A. Briggs
Tommy H.U. Cho
Nidhi Kadir
 
Justin T. Anderson
Chet. W. Krushefski
Amanda L. Mahan
Joan M. Tebbe
James E. Vossos
James E. Webb
Guadalupe Zamorano
 
Paul M. Benz
Aman W. DeSouza
Katherine A. Dunphy
Laura A. Schaulat
James D. Wells, Jr.
Khushali P. Zaveri
 
1994 1993 1992
Christopher C. Bauschka
Maureen O. Coughlin
Stephen C. Easley
Charlie W. Hohenshelt
Erik S. Leaseburg
Steven C. Shang
James Dean Wells, Jr.
 
Christopher P. Cobb
Brian Dieringer
Sonny Wing Kwok
Cassidy C. Norman
Michelle D. Winslow
Chadwin Delin Young
 
Tricia S. Berry
James Chang
J. Todd Murray
Matthew H. Otto
Flora W. Peng
Malcolm St. Romain, Jr.
 
1991 1990 1989
Brian K. Dieringer
Deborah A. Gumto
Alicia Y. Randolph
James G. Stancil
Troy D. Tyler
Christopher J. Varney
R. Andrew Webb
 
Douglas J. Gibbins
Charla J. Long
Michelle A. Miller
John Ouren
Mark Somerville
Diane Elizabeth Vernino
 
Elizabeth Harris
Archie Lee Holmes, Jr.
Mike Hulbert
Matthew T. Schmidt
David L. Taylor
Clark Wilkinson

Postgraduate Student
Leadership Award -
John P. Sheputis

1988 1987 1986
Christopher T. Flynn
Richard Lebovitz
James Ray
Diane Marie Schafer
Scott Schwob
Barbara H. Stark
 
John Lee Dalrymple
Sharon M. Hurst
Mark L. Lebovitz
Sanjev Menon
Nasr Vilah
David C. Walker
 
Leon Carayannopoulos
David P. Chen
Robert A. Combs
Donald S. Glover
John Hicks
 
1985 1984 1983
David P. Dekraker
Robbin Hereford
Larry Hilgert
Philip A. Karpos
George O. Wilkinson, Jr.
 
Joan F. Brennecke
Rolla Lee Derr
Ronald Alberta Kubena
Robert Mechler
Sotiris Pagdadis
Connie Vaughn
 
Park W. Burrets
Karen S. Irion
Julia A. Johnson
Sandra D. Vaughn
 
1982 1981 1980
Mark Blair
Catherine French
Joe D. Kubicek
Jacqueline D. McKinney
Christy L. Parsons
John R. Waggoner
 
Diana Carranza
David D. Kennedy
Linda A. Kubena
Mark C. Sherman
Daniel W. Wettig
 
David Dean
Sylvia Escobar
Daniel Neal
Jeanmarie Nolley
Larry Seitzman
 
1979 1978 1977
William C. Barron
Jamin L. Patrick
Kyle M. Schultz
Steven L. Thomson
 
K. Alan Keisner
Candice E. Koederitz
Jack E. Marvin
Larry R. Phillips
Charles L. Sharrai
Daniel K. Steussy
 
Alex M Cranberg
Loren T. Lancaster
David S. Mothersole
Donald F. Schorr, II
Teresa G. Sipes
 
1976 1975 1974
Mark P. Evans
Marsha L. Hambry
Chester Malins
Patricia D. McKay
Horace P. Seale
Brian R. Sullivan
 
Victoria L. Blaschke
Sue C. Gloyna
Brennon P. Hatley
Kennedy K. McElroy, Jr.
Randall W. Williams
Gary J. Wolff
 
Richard G. Dargatz
David F. Gloyna
Patrick D. Kelly
Larry L. Lehman
Max O. Reinbach, Jr.
 
1973 1972 1971
Philip C. Crouse
John B. Gordon
William M. Kazmann
Kenneth E. Martin
 
Thomas G. Arthur
Robert C. Olsen
 
R. Bruce Anderson
Bobby L. Boldt
Mark E. Goode, III
Jack B. McWilliams
Sherry S. Zwiebel
 
  1970
  Alan T. Derby
Thomas W. Rioux
John R. Stratton
Gary W. Watt

 

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