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Honors Program Recognition Ceremony

Published Friday, April 26th, 2019

Honors Program Recognition Ceremony

2019 Award Ceremony Honors Program 2019 Graduates (l-r): Anil Yadav, Obinna Iwuji, Chima Iwuji, Lunnise Gibson, and Keenan Forbes, pose with their Honors Cords, Medallions, and Certificates of Achievement (not pictured: Jorge Rodriguez, Precious Udofe).

The Honors Program recognized the accomplishments of its graduating seniors and general student body at its End-of-Year Recognition Ceremony on April 26, 2019. Each senior received a medal of achievement to be worn at Commencement, and their peers received special recognition in the following categories:

Medal for Highest Achievement

Anil Yadav

Recognition of Student Service

Community Service:

  • Taylor Warner
  • Ayisat Adigun


  • Allen Saar
  • Jazzleen McRae
  • Nathaniel McClean

Recognition of Athletic Excellence

  • James Heavilin - Baseball
  • Desiree Carrizosa - Softball

Institute for Standardized Testing Recognition

  • Nathaniel McClean
  • Kelvin Kamau

Recognition of Excellence in Research

  • Chima Iwuji
  • Obinna Iwuji

Certificate of Perseverance

Jael Bain

Recognition of Student of the Year

  • First-year - Chelitha Thurston
  • Sophomore - Oluwatobi Olutimehin
  • Junior - Cole Gerula
  • Senior - Precious Udofe
  • Upper Division - Lunnise Gibson

All 2019 Honors Program graduates completed their degree programs with undergraduate honors.

Summa Cum Laude

  • Jorge Rodriguez, Management
  • Anil Yadav, Computer Science

Magna Cum Laude

  • Keenan Forbes, Management   
  • Lunnis Gibson, Accounting
  • Chima Iwuji, Biology and Life Sciences
  • Obinna Iwuji, Biology and Life Sciences

Cum Laude

Precious Udofe, Biology and Life Sciences