Apr 26 2019

Honors Program Recognition 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

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

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DeChelle Forbes
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