Congratulations SEHD Undergraduate Students! We honor you and celebrate your achievements!

Spring 2022 Recognitions

  

Joseph C. Gallegos Servant Leadership Recognition

Joseph Gallegos dedicated his life to serving others in Colorado, the US and Latin America. He was known for his work in sustainable farming and traditional Hispanic and Indengious farming. Students awarded for this recognition have begun to demonstrate servant leadership in their work with individuals, families, and communities.

Zachary Lees

Harriette Pipes McAdoo Academic Excellence Recognition

HP McAdoo was a leader in the Family Science discipline and other Social Sciences. She was well known for her research, teaching and service throughout the world. A centerpiece to her work and values was the importance of academic excellence. She constantly was working to encourage and support students to academically thrive. Students awarded for this recognition have demonstrated academic excellence through their undergraduate career.

Angel-Kaye Luna

Yasmin Luevano

Undergraduate Passionate Educator Recognition

This award is presented to one elementary, early childhood, special education or secondary undergraduate student prior to professional year. Students awarded this recognition exhibit strong passion, active engagement and commitment to becoming the best educator possible.

Cassie Knellinger

 

Curious Researcher Recognition

This award is presented to a student who exhibited excellence in the inquiry process by developing an inquiry project that demonstrates a commitment to learning about the ways children know and learn in diverse contexts.

Deejha Blash Lopez

 

Undergraduate Community Educator for Equity Recognition

This award is presented to a student who embodies the following characteristics: 

  • culturally affirming and responsive
  • collaborates closely with families and communities
  • demonstrates the emerging  knowledge and skills to create engaging, relevant, and rigorous classroom communities where all students can achieve and grow.

Breanna Wilson

Collegiality and Professionalism Recognition

This recognition is presented to SEHD undergraduates who have demonstrated extraordinary collegiality and professionalism with their colleagues, peers, and with faculty and staff during the 2020-2021 year. The student’s collegial dispositions demonstrate a strong commitment to their academic and professional communities.

Erika Fishkin
Courtney Choksey
Nidia Lei
Amber Silver
Alexis Weiss-Vigil

 

Outstanding Student

This recognition is presented to SEHD undergraduates who have demonstrated outstanding service, leadership, academic achievement during the 2020-2021 year, and is committed to serving the University community.

Caitlyn Beckman
LaTierra Greene
Carlee Garrison
Zachary Lees
Tatyana Cote
Margarita Gonzalez
Tatiana Hamilton
Gabby Moeller
Amanda Salvatore

 

Leadership Recognition

This recognition is given to SEHD undergraduates who have shown extraordinary leadership during the 2021-2022 academic year within and beyond the School of Education & Human Development at the University of Colorado Denver.

Chris Votruba
Ivy Martinez
Kori Johnson
Kaylee Trehal
Kira Badberg
Luis Bencomo Vega

 

Community Service

This recognition is given to SEHD undergraduates who have made outstanding contributions in community service during the 2020- 2021 academic year at the University of Colorado Denver and is dedicated to promoting equity and access to opportunity for all.

Soledad Montecino Alarcon
Giana Glorioso
Luz Moreno
Angel-Kaye Luna